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EXPLAINER: The investigation into an engine explosion on a jetliner taking off from Denver is focusing on broken fan blades.

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EXPLAINER: The investigation into an engine explosion on a US jetliner taking off from Denver is focusing on broken fan blades, a development reminiscent of a fatal failure on board another plane in 2018.
These and other recent engine failures raise questions over long-held assumptions about how long fan blades last and whether they are being inspected often enough.
A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines had to make an emergency landing in Denver after one of its engines blew apart, spewing huge…

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