The Federal Aviation Administration in December ordered inspections of the type of engine on the US Airways plane that landed in New York's Hudson River because a small number of them had experienced compression stalls, an FAA spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.
The agency issued an "airworthiness directive" on December 13 mandating that the engines be inspected, said FAA spokeswoman Alison Duquette.
She said all U.S. airlines complied with the directive and all the CFM56-5B engines were inspected. Read full article »
CNN's Jessi Joseph contributed to this report.