Aviation incident: The engine of a Boeing 777-200 United disintegrated in flight
On 13 February, a more special incident took place. Part of the engine of a Boeing 777-200 United disintegrated in flight. The aircraft flew on the San Francisco - Honolulu route.
On February 13, the engine of a Boeing 777-200 United disintegrated in flight over the Pacific. The aircraft operates flight UA1175 (San Francisco - Honolulu).
The engine of a Boeing 777-200 United disintegrated
- Erik Haddad (@erikhaddad) -
The plane landed safely in Hawaii, passengers saying they were scared, but they are grateful that they landed well.
- Maria Falaschi (@mfalaschi) -
Boeing 777-200 United took off from San Francisco International Airport around 9 AM and landed safely at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu at 2: 42 PM, Bay Area time. (conformable aviation-safety.net)
The aircraft involved is Boeing 777-200 (N780UA). She is 21.6 years old and is powered by 2 PW PW4077 engines. Operated the first flight on 17 July 1996. This type of aircraft is designed and certified to fly in an engine for 3 hours over water.