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Army Grounds Entire Chinook Helicopter Fleet After Engine Fires

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  • Army said chose to ground entire fleet of CH-47 Chinook helicopters “out of an abundance of caution.”
  • No deaths have been reported in connection with fires.
  • Military service has hundreds of helicopters, but inspections reportedly will focus on units made by Boeing using engines from Honeywell International.
  • “The safety of our soldiers is the Army’s top priority,” spokesperson for the service said.

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