The US National Transportation Safety Board issued an "urgent recommendation" to FAA to require that all Pratt & Whitney PW2037 engines be removed from service for inspection of the second-stage turbine hubs when they have accumulated 10,880 flight hr. and/or 4,392 cycles, a warning driven by the board's investigation of a Delta Air Lines 757-200 uncontained engine failure on an attempted takeoff from Las Vegas on Aug. 6. According to NTSB, the DL 757 equipped with PW2037 engines ...

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