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United Airlines engine failed after pilots throttled up to minimize turbulence, NTSB report says – CNN

The Pratt & Whitney engine part that failed with a fiery bang on United Airlines Flight 328 last month in the skies above Denver had most recently received a close…

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(CNN)The Pratt & Whitney engine part that failed with a fiery bang on United Airlines Flight 328 last month in the skies above Denver had most recently received a close inspection for wear and tear in 2016, investigators said in a reportFriday.
The National Transportation Safety Board revealed the right engine failed minutes after takeoff from the Denver airport when the aircraft’s pilots throttled up the engines “to minimize time in expected turbulence.”
“Immediately after the throttles were…

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