Salt Air Exposure Led To CRJ-1000 Engine Failure

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Credit: Garuda Indonesia
Corrosion from prolonged exposure to salty air set the stage for a part to crack and trigger a recent inflight engine shutdown on a Bombardier CRJ-1000, an FAA airworthiness directive confirms. The Aug. 11 incident triggered an emergency FAA directive ordering inspections of GE CF34-8C and -8E...

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