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FAA Orders ‘Urgent’ 787 Repair After Engine Fails at 20,000 Feet

  • FAA says pilots need updated instructions within seven days
  • New version of General Electric's GEnx-1B engines prone to ice

Airlines flying Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner jets with the latest General Electric Co. engines were ordered to repair them, or swap out at least one with an older model, in an urgent safety directive issued after an in-flight failure.

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