United Airlines Boeing 757 Loses Wheel After LAX Takeoff – ZeroHedge 7/8/24

Source: ZeroHedge.com

United Airlines says another of its Boeing aircraft lost a main landing gear wheel while taking off Monday, a near repeat of an incident that occurred in March that helped trigger a federal safety review of the carrier. https://t.co/WupJIpNzf0

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A spokesperson for the carrier told the media outlet that United Flight 1001, a Boeing 757-200, lost a main landing gear wheel while taking off from Los Angeles International Airport at 0716 local time. The plane landed safely at Denver International Airport at 1010 local time.

The mishap appears to be a downstream issue, likely related to the airline’s ground crew instead of Boeing….

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