FAA Conducts Investigation into United Airlines 4th Incident

The airline has had planes with separate programs including a hydraulic issue, an engine fire, and a tire falling off.

The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating yet another commercial airline incident. Last week, a United Airlines Airbus 320 flying from San Francisco to Mexico City made an unplanned stop in Los Angeles due to a hydraulic system issue. This was the carrier’s fourth emergency incident in a week.

This diverted flight followed a United flight with an engine fire in midair, another flight that lost a tire after takeoff, and a separate aircraft that skidded off a runway.

“We take every safety event seriously and will investigate each of the incidents that occurred this week to understand what happened and learn from them,” United Airlines stated. “Much of this work is conducted together with the manufacturers, the FAA, and the NTSB as well as with the manufacturers of individual components… Safety is our top priority, and we’ll continue to do everything we can to keep our customers and employees safe.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Administrator Michael Whitaker as he oversees FAA investigations.
  • For Chair Jennifer Homendy as she heads the National Transportation Safety Board.
  • For airline officials as they seek to ensure the safety of their aircraft.

Sources: CNN, The Hill


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