• Why you shouldn't freak out if your plane loses an engine

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    A United Airlines Boeing 777 and a Delta Air Lines Airbus A330 both made emergency landings due to engine problems on Tuesday.
    Both planes landed safely, but the five passengers on the Delta flight were injured during the evacuation.
    Engine malfunctions are increasingly rare these days but do still occur.
    Modern twin-engine airliners are designed to fly hours on end using a single engine.
    On Tuesday, a United Airlines Boeing 777 landed in Honolulu missing the cowling or cover on the front one of its engines.
    United Airlines won't confirm whether the incident rendered the engine operable...
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  • Delta acknowledges engine trouble on flight from Nigeria to Atlanta

    Delta acknowledges engine trouble on flight from Nigeria to Atlanta

    6 days ago - By Biz Journals

    Delta is re-accomodating more than 200 passengers after engine trouble forced a flight from Nigeria to Atlanta was forced to return around.
    Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that Flight 55, which was carrying 231 customers and 13 Delta crew from Lagos to its Atlanta Hub, returned to Lagos International Airport on Tuesday after an issue with one of the A330-200's two engines. Delta said the flight landed safely and that everyone aboard exited the aircraft on the runway via emergency...
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