A Boeing 777 and 747 suffered separate in-flight engine fires on Saturday, both resulting in debris falling to the ground Boeing (BA) stock fell

A Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 engine on a United Airlines (UAL) Boeing 777 bound for Hawaii failed shortly after take off from Denver None of the 229 passengers or 10 crew members were injured No injuries on the ground were reported

On the same day over the Netherlands, a Boeing 747 cargo plane operated by Longtail Aviation also scattered engine parts over the town of Meerssen after its engine exploded and caught fire

The Pratt & Whitney PW4000, a smaller version of its kind on the United flight, propelled the cargo plane The Boeing 747 landed safely in Belgium, but a Dutch woman was injured by falling debris from engine

United Airlines on Sunday announced the decommissioning of its 24 Boeing 777s with the Pratt & engine configuration Whitney All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines have grounded the 32 jets they have in service in accordance with a directive from the regulator

I say it again, holy shit! We’ll have to let NTSB do its job to pinpoint the cause of this engine failure, but this video from # UA328 is crazyimageTwittercom / V4qvPwIJ5G

Boeing supported the suspension of 69,777 in-service and 59,777 in-stock with Pratt & Whitney engines until the Federal Aviation Administration identifies the appropriate inspection protocol

Carriers can configure their Boeing 777 jets with engines from General Electric (GE,) Rolls Royce or Raytheon Technologies (RTX) Pratt & Whitney

Boeing stock fell 11% to 21,498 on the stock exchange today Raytheon lost 16% as GE rallied 35% Boeing supplier Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) added 2%

South Korean aviation officials said they were waiting to hear from local authorities before ordering the grounding of the affected Boeing 777s

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board on Sunday found that two fan blades in the engine were fractured and the remaining blades were damaged

“Based on the initial information, we concluded that the inspection interval should be increased for the hollow fan blades which are unique to this engine model, used only on Boeing 777 aircraft,” said FAA administrator Steve Dickson in a statement

Boeing has struggled with major safety issues in recent years Its Boeing 737 Max only recently returned to service after a 20-month grounding due to two fatal crashes

The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 200 points on Monday, as Bitcoin plunged from record highs Boeing slipped, while Tesla pulled

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Global news – United States – Two Boeing planes see Raytheon engines explode in flames in mid-flight

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