Structural Cracks Found On American Airlines Jets, One Could Have Lost Engine

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that structural cracks were discovered on at least two American Airlines Boeing 767s, and air-safety regulators believe that one of them “easily could have lost an engine.”

The FAA said it was working with American and Boeing to “identify the source of the cracking,” said the WSJ.

“We are considering additional action, including requiring more frequent inspections” of the engine pylons, an FAA spokesman told the WSJ.

Cracks Found On Some Jets, Prompting Concerns [WSJ]