Rolls-Royce shares nosedive after fresh Trent 1000 incident
Shares in Derby-based Rolls-Royce dropped by 3.5% during trading on Monday after reports of parts of one of its Trent 1000 engines falling off a plane taking off from Rome.
Trading in Rolls-Royce shares closed down over 27p at 752.2p yesterday.
The incident happened on Saturday morning when a Boeing 747 with 298 passenagers on board was taking off from Rome for Los Angeles. It was forced to return immediately due to an engine problem with fragments up to 5cms long falling from the plane during an emergency landing.
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