London, United Kingdom:
Britain stated on Monday that Boeing 777 plane with the identical engines as one which caught fireplace in the USA could be banned from coming into UK airspace.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps stated the short-term restriction utilized to jets outfitted with Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 collection engines.
“I’ll proceed to work intently with the (UK Civil Aviation Authority) to watch the scenario,” he tweeted.
The choice got here after a United Airways airplane was compelled to make an emergency touchdown on Saturday following an engine fireplace over Denver, Colorado.
Boeing earlier grounded 128 of its 777s with the engine internationally.
The CAA stated the engine was not utilized by any UK airways.
“It’s operated by airways within the USA, Japan and South Korea the place authorities have additionally stopped its use.”
(observe UK Time News on Social Platforms.)