United Airlines bans 24 aircraft after engine fire

The association of pilots of United Airlines said that the accident was caused by a very serious engine failure. The National Transportation Safety Board board said after preliminary investigation that fractures have been found in both the blades of this aircraft.

Following the crash at Denver International Airport in the United States, United Airlines has imposed an immediate ban on the flight of 24 aircraft of 777 series. On Saturday, there was a sudden fire in the engine of United Airlines Boeing 777-200 aircraft going to Honolulu, USA. During this time, 231 passengers and 10 employees were present inside the aircraft.

The association of pilots of United Airlines said that the accident was caused by a very serious engine failure and the pilot’s experience prevented the catastrophe. While orders have been given to investigate after the fire in the engine of a Boeing 777 aircraft that flew to Honolulu, the Federal Aviation Administration has now banned the flight of 24 aircraft of the Boeing 777 series.

Aviation Ministry gave information

After this incident, the aviation ministry has given full information about this matter. The Aviation Ministry says that keeping in mind the safety of passengers, the airline company has decided to cancel the flights of the planes. Also told that this incident is being investigated. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Steve Dixon said that every part of the aircraft is being investigated after the incident. The investigating team has begun to find the main cause of the fire.

Fractures found in both blades

The responsibility of investigating this incident has been given to the National Transportation Safety Board. After initial investigation, the Safety Board said that fractures have been found in both the blades of this aircraft. The blades of the aircraft were damaged. This may be the reason behind engine fire. The team is engaged in investigation.

The police department has said that during the landing, debris of the aircraft was found to have fallen in the surrounding areas. After this, all people have been warned not to touch the pieces of the aircraft. United Airlines said that 241 people were present in the aircraft at the time of the incident. Passengers have been saved by the wisdom of the crew.

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