On Saturday, the Federal Aviation Administration announced the temporary grounding of some aircraft Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft for immediate inspection. Reuters reported that the order would apply to 171 aircraft around the world.
The required inspections are expected to take approx Four to eight hours per aircraft.
As also stated, subsequent decisions made during the investigation into the unfortunate flight will be dictated by safety reasons.
Earlier about the decision in this case Alaska Airlines announced the grounding of its entire fleet of Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.
Reuters notes that this is not the first incident involving this Boeing model, which was previously grounded for approximately two years – after incidents that occurred in 2018 and 2019. Then as a result of the crash of two Max 8 aircraft. 346 people died.
Emergency landing of a Boeing 737 Max 9. Part of the fuselage fell off
A potentially very serious accident occurred on Friday. An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 plane was forced to make an emergency landing after… A window and a piece of fuselage skin fell from the plane shortly after takeoff From Portland, Oregon.
There was supposed to be one on board the machine at that time 174 passengers and six crew members. The recording went viral. It appears that the passengers were traveling with a door-sized hole next to the passenger seats. They used oxygen masks.
Despite everything, the plane landed safely.
According to those involved in the incident, the phones fell from the machine, and one of the boys who was sitting next to his mother fell The wind tore the shirt. However, no serious injuries were reported among the passengers as a result of the accident.
Alaska Airlines responds to the incident. We're talking about a “preventive step.”
“This evening’s accident occurred shortly after Flight 1282 took off from Portland, Oregon, to Ontario, California,” Alaska Airlines said in a statement on Friday.
The company announced on Saturday morning that it had taken a “precautionary step.” “We have decided to temporarily ground our fleet of 65 Boeing Max 9 aircraft.” – Grant.
source: Reuters, CNN, The Guardian
“Coffee enthusiast. Troublemaker. Incurable introvert. Subtly charming twitter scholar. Award-winning social mediaholic. Internet buff.”