Boeing 777 News

NTSB Says Damage to United Boeing 777 Engine Consistent With Metal Fatigue

WASHINGTON — Damage to a fan blade on an engine that failed on a United Airlines Boeing 777 flight is consistent with metal fatigue, based on a preliminary assessment, the chairman of the U.S. air accident investigator said on Monday. …

Boeing Engine Blowouts Investigated as Older 777s Are Suspended

Showers of jet engine parts over residential areas on both sides of the Atlantic have caught regulators’ attention and prompted the suspension of some older Boeing Co planes from service. Saturday’s incidents involving a United Airlines 777 in Denver and …

Dubai Passenger Jet Crash-Landing Filled With Screams, Smoke

All seemed normal to the 300 people aboard the Emirates airliner as it flew past the world’s tallest building in hazy skies and made a slow left turn over the waters of the Persian Gulf. But as soon as the …

Plane Debris Found in Indian Ocean Same Type as Missing Jetliner

Air safety investigators have a “high degree of confidence” that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a …

Boeing 777 Has Good Safety Track Record

The Boeing 777 flown by Malaysia Airlines that disappeared Saturday morning over the South China Sea is one of the world’s most popular – and safest – jets. The long-range jumbo jet has helped connect cities at the far ends …