GE, Boeing alert airlines about potential 777 engine problem

NEW YORK Wed May 15, 2013 6:36pm EDT

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NEW YORK May 15 (Reuters) - General Electric and Boeing Co said on Wednesday they had alerted airlines about potential problems with some engines on Boeing's long-range 777 jumbo jet.

Boeing said the companies are recommending inspections of engines on 25 jets for a "manufacturing non-conformity" that occurred in some GE90-115B engines made during a recent period of six months.

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