A Boeing 777 by Russian airline Rossiya made an emergency landing in Moscow this Friday due to an engine problem, a week after a similar incident with a similar aircraft in the United States.
“During cargo flight 4520 that made the connection between Hong Kong and Madrid, a sensor malfunction engine control, ”he told the agency France-Press the airline through a statement.
Rossiya added that “the crew decided to make an emergency landing in Moscow”. Aviation-related portals have confirmed that it is a Boeing 777.
Last weekend, a Boeing 777 of the United States airline United Airlines, which took off from Denver, Colorado, to Honolulu, Hawaii, was also forced to make an emergency landing after the right engine stopped. have burnt down in mid-flight. Wreckage of the aircraft fell on the outskirts of the American city.
This Monday, Boeing recommended the immobilization of the 128 planes of this model, which are in service or stored.
It is recalled that the North American manufacturer has had serious problems in recent years with another of its models, o 737 MAX, who was immobilized for 20 months due to two accidents that caused 346 deaths.
Commercial flights of the Boeing 737 MAX were resumed in December last year, first in Brazil and then in the United States and Canada, with the first commercial flight in Europe carried out on February 17, by the Belgian airline TUI fly.