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American Airlines plane engine flings debris in rare failure

In the uncontained failure, internal engine parts breach the protective housing designed to keep them enclosed
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 05:50

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An American Airlines jet engine that failed seconds before takeoff in a fiery runway accident at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport flung broken turbine parts as far as some 800 metres from the scene, a federal investigator said on Saturday.

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AN American Airlines jet engine that failed seconds before takeoff in a fiery runway accident at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport flung broken turbine parts as far as some 800 metres from the scene, a federal investigator said on Saturday.

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