Plane engine that caught fire on United Airlines flight showed signs of ‘metal fatigue’

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Plane engine that caught fire on United Airlines flight showed signs of ‘metal fatigue’” – below is their description.

    A fan blade on an engine that failed during a United Airlines flight showed damage consistent with “metal fatigue”, US air accident investigators said. United’s Boeing 777’s engine combusted on February 20, to the surprise and alarm of passengers, minutes after the plane took off from Denver.

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