Iberia flight makes emergency touchdown at Boston’s Logan airport

LONDON (Reuters) – An Iberia Airlines flight was compelled to make an emergency touchdown as a consequence of a difficulty with its Roll-Royce-made Trent XWB engine, sending shares within the British company decrease.

Iberia Airlines flight 6252 made the emergency touchdown at Boston Logan airport, a consultant of the airline mentioned.

Shares in Rolls-Royce fell three.2 p.c by 0932 GMT as merchants priced within the threat of points with its Trent XWB engines, after the chief govt had mentioned issues in different engines didn’t prolong to them.

“We are aware of the issue and will be working closely with the airline to support them,” mentioned a spokesman for Rolls-Royce.

“The Trent XWB has enjoyed the smoothest entry into service of any widebody engine and we continue to see the engine achieving market-leading levels of reliability.”

Reporting by Helen Reid, modifying by Louise Heavens

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