Fake Boeing and Airbus Engine Parts Found

Engineers at TAP Air Portugal’s maintenance subsidiary were working on an aircraft CFM engine that had come in for repair. Workers noticed that a replacement part, a damper to reduce vibration, showed signs of wear, however the accompanying paperwork identified the component as fresh from the production line. 

On June 21, TAP pointed out the discrepancy to Safran SA, the French aerospace company that makes CFM engines together with General Electric Co. Safran quickly determined that the paperwork had been forged. The signature wasn’t that of a company employee, and the reference and purchase read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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