Thursday, April 18, 2024

Boeing airplane: New footage reveals inspection after dramatic mid-air blowout

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US investigators have shared footage from contained in the cabin of an Alaska Airways airplane which misplaced a panel mid-flight on Friday.

The Boeing 737 Max 9 had simply taken off from Portland Worldwide Airport when one in every of its door plugs tore off, leaving a gap “the scale of a fridge” in its fuselage and inflicting a speedy lower in cabin strain. The plane was capable of make a secure emergency touchdown and no passengers have been injured.

In inspections of their fleets of the plane, Alaska Airways discovered “some unfastened {hardware}”, whereas United Airways discovered some bolts in want of “further tightening”.

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