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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. …

Recent Airline Crashes Run Against Trend Toward Safer Flying

About the photo: Rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday, March 11, 2019. AP file photo. With plane crashes making headlines over the weekend, one …

FAA Eyes Emergency Landing of Medical Helicopter

Federal authorities are investigating the emergency landing of a medical helicopter. The MedStat EMS Inc. helicopter was damaged while landing east of Canton, Miss., Thursday night, reports WJTV-TV. The pilot injured his back in the crash and was transported by …

Emergency Landing Grounds Boeing 787 Jets in Japan

Japan’s two biggest airlines grounded all their Boeing 787 aircraft for safety checks Wednesday after one was forced to make an emergency landing in the latest blow for the new jet. All Nippon Airways said a cockpit message showed battery …