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The World Today: Plane engines were not faulty.

THE engines on the British Airways' Boeing 777 that crashlanded at Heathrow airport last month showed "no evidence" of a mechanical defect or of a take-in of ice or a birdstrike, an accident investigation report has said.

The special bulletin from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), said investigations were now "under way to attempt to replicate the damage seen to the engine high pressure fuel pumps and to match this to the data recorded on the accident flight".

The AAIB also said that a comprehensive examination and analysis was to be conducted on the entire aircraft and engine fuel system.
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Feb 19, 2008
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