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Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

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The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure.
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A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday.
Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.
Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.
Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier with the model.
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Boeing decides to ground its 777s after United Airlines flight catches fire

Boeing decides to ground its 777s after United Airlines flight catches fire

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American plane manufacturer Boeing on Sunday said all 777s with the same engine as the United Airlines flight that caught fire midair have now been grounded. The decision was taken after a United Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing at Denver International Airport on Saturday after it burst into flames midair due to an engine failure. Also Read - Video: United Airlines Flight Catches Fire Midair After Engine Failure | Watch
The Honolulu-bound United Airlines flight 328 with 231 passengers and 10 crew members on board returned to the airport around 1:30 PM. The Boeing 777-200...
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