Another airline finds problems with doors – days after plane’s mid-air blowout United Airlines finds loose bolts on plug doors on multiple Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft during inspections United Airlines says it has found loose bolts on plug doors on multiple 737 Max 9 aircraft during inspections | US News

Another airline finds problems with doors – days after plane’s mid-air blowout United Airlines finds loose bolts on plug doors on multiple Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft during inspections United Airlines says it has found loose bolts on plug doors on multiple 737 Max 9 aircraft during inspections | US News

Another airline finds problems with doors – days after plane’s mid-air blowout United Airlines finds loose bolts on plug doors on multiple Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft during inspections United Airlines says it has found loose bolts on plug doors on multiple 737 Max 9 aircraft during inspections | US News

skynews united airlines boeing 6415490

United Airlines says it has found loose bolts on plug doors on multiple 737 Max 9 aircraft during inspections.

It comes as The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced all 171 Boeing 737-9 Max aircraft will remain grounded after a window and chunk of fuselage blew out of one of its Alaska Airlines passenger planes in mid-air.

Industry publication Air Current reported that United found loose bolts on other parts on at least five panels that were being inspected following the accident over the weekend.

“Since we began preliminary inspections on Saturday, we have found instances that appear to relate to installation issues in the door plug – for example, bolts that needed additional tightening,” United said in a statement.

The airline said it has 79 737-9 aircraft in its fleet, and the findings will be remedied in order to return the aircraft to service.

Image:
A door plug was torn off of the Boeing 737 MAX 9 plane flying 171 passengers from Portland in Oregon, to Ontario in California

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing declined to comment.

This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly.

Please refresh the page for the fullest version.

You can receive Breaking News alerts on a smartphone or tablet via the Sky News App. You can also follow @SkyNews on X or subscribe to our YouTube channel to keep up with the latest news.

المصدر

seo

Another airline finds problems with doors – days after plane’s mid-air blowout United Airlines finds loose bolts on plug doors on multiple Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft during inspections United Airlines says it has found loose bolts on plug doors on multiple 737 Max 9 aircraft during inspections | US News

Related posts