• U.S., Europe order emergency checks on engine type in Southwest accident

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON/PARIS - U.S. and European airline regulators on Friday ordered emergency inspections within 20 days of nearly 700 aircraft engines similar to the one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines engine blowout earlier this week, citing risks of a similar mishap.
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  • Southwest emergency: Did FAA wait too long on inspections?

    1 month ago - By NBC News

    The FAA had been considering for months whether to order inspections of a jet engine - the same kind that crippled a Southwest Airlines plane this week.
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  • The FAA has ordered inspections of the type of jet engines that failed on deadly Southwest flight

    The FAA has ordered inspections of the type of jet engines that failed on deadly Southwest flight

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered airlines to inspect certain older CFM56-7B turbofan engines.
    A CFM56-7B failed on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 on Tuesday, forcing the flight to make an emergency landing.
    The FAA is requiring inspections to be completed within the next 20 days.
    The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency airworthiness directive on Friday that requires airlines inspect the fan blades on certain older CFM56-7B engines.
    The EAD comes after a fan blade on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 snapped off mid-flight , spraying shrapnel that punctured...
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  • FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    1 month ago - By The Morning Call

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered ultrasound inspections of hundreds of jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane. The agency said the order affects 352 engines in the U.S. on new-generation twin-engine Boeing...
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  • U.S., European regulators mandate checks on some 737 engines

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON/PARIS - European and U.S. airline regulators on Friday ordered mandatory inspections within 20 days of aircraft engines similar to one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident earlier this week.
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  • FAA orders inspections of more jet engines like the one in fatal Southwest accident

    1 month ago - By My Sanantonio

    AP - FAA orders inspections of more jet engines like the one in fatal Southwest accident.
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  • The Latest: FAA orders inspections of more jet engines

    1 month ago - By My Sanantonio

    The Latest on the plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia :
    5:18 p.m.
    The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered inspections of more jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane.
    The agency says its order affects 352 engines in the U.S. and another 681 worldwide on "new generation" Boeing 737 jets. Each aircraft has two engines.
    The requirement from the agency comes after the engine maker, CFM International, issued a service bulletin recommending that more engines be inspected. At issue are the engine fan...
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  • FAA orders inspections of engines like one in Southwest accident

    1 month ago - By ABC

    The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered the inspection of more jet engines like the one that was involved in this week's fatal Southwest accident.
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  • FAA plans to order emergency plane-engine inspections after fatal Southwest accident

    1 month ago - By Los Angeles Times

    U.S. aviation regulators are planning to require emergency inspections of one of the most popular jet engines in the world as a result of the fatal accident this week on a Southwest Airlines Co. plane. The Federal Aviation Administration is poised to issue an emergency airworthiness directive as...
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  • FAA expected to order accelerated engine checks after Southwest accident

    FAA expected to order accelerated engine checks after Southwest accident

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    Following the fatal engine failure on a 737 Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration is poised to issue an emergency airworthiness directive calling for stepped up inspections of the CFM56-7B engine manufactured by CFM International.
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