A Boeing 737-800 plane belonging to a Japanese airline had to turn back after taking off from Sapporo airport, the carrier said. The reason was a crack in the cockpit window. A few days ago, there was talk about another defect of the Boeing 737 MAX 9 version. The machine had to make an emergency landing after a hole appeared in the fuselage.
A spokesman for Japan’s All Nippon Airways said the crack was detected during a flight over Hakodate. – The rupture had no impact on flight control or pressure – he assured.
It occurred in the outermost of the four layers of windows in the cockpit.
The Boeing 737-800 aircraft was flying from Sapporo-Chitose Airport to Toyama but had to turn around and landed safely. There were 59 passengers and six crew members on board. Nothing happened to anyone.
Another damage to the Boeing 737
These are yet another reports of defects in the Boeing 737. These machines, in the MAX 9 version, were in the center of global attention a few days ago after one of them, shortly after take-off from the airport in Portland, Oregon, USA, One of the hull panels broke off.
The plane belonged to Alaska Airlines. Its CEO Ben Minicucci announced that the airline would temporarily ground its 65 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered “emergency inspections” of some Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. We are talking about 171 planes that were temporarily suspended for inspection. After a positive inspection result, they will be able to return to service
Due to the FAA’s decision, United Airlines also temporarily grounded all of its Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. United and Alaska are the only airlines in USAthat have this type of planes. Turkish Airlines also decided to ground this aircraft model.
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