April 13, 2024

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A United Airlines Boeing 777 was diverted to Denver from an international flight due to an engine problem

A United Airlines Boeing 777 was diverted to Denver from an international flight due to an engine problem

A United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Paris was diverted to Denver on Thursday evening due to an engine problem, the American airline said.

United Flight 990 – a Boeing 777-200 – headed to Denver International Airport after the crew reported an engine problem. United said the plane landed safely. Emergency services were on standby but were not needed.

Itinerary. As seen on Aviation Radar24It showed it heading north across the Canadian border as it turned south and headed toward Denver.

United said customers left the plane normally, adding that it was “working with our customers to provide them with flight options on Friday.”

There were 273 passengers and dozens of crew members on board.

This comes after several recent airline accidents involving United, including an unfortunate incident on March 7 when… A tire fell off a United Airlines plane Taking off from San Francisco Airport, forced landing Another flight in Los Angeles due to hydraulic problems the next day, and Fly plate Old Boeing 737 plane.

CBS News reported last week that the FAA was Weight of potential temporary work against United, including some potential restrictions on its ability to add new routes or aircraft.

In a letter to employees dated March 22, Sasha Johnson, United's vice president for corporate safety, appeared to acknowledge some temporary measures the FAA was taking.

“Over the next few weeks, we will begin to see more of an FAA presence in our operations as they begin to review some of our work procedures, manuals, and facilities,” Johnson wrote. “As part of this effort, the FAA will also pause a variety of certification activities for a period of time. These activities will vary depending on the work group and we will learn more from the FAA about that soon.”

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