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Up to 50 Boeing planes grounded globally as wing-related cracks discovered

WorldNews Thursday, 31 October 2019
Up to 50 Boeing planes grounded globally as wing-related cracks discoveredBoeing has confirmed that it has grounded over 50 of its planes around the world, after wing-related cracks were discovered, while the company's CEO has admitted to making safety mistakes. It's the US aviation giant's 737NG (Next Generation) model that is now under scrutiny. The plane is a precursor to the infamous Boeing 737 MAX, which killed 346 people in two crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, and has been grounded since March. A Boeing spokesperson told AFP that some 1,000 planes worldwide had "reached the inspection threshold." The problem these inspections zeroed in on was the so-called 'pickle fork' – a part of the plane that connects the fuselage to the wing. The US aviation authority...
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Boeing is facing more controversy after more cracks were found in their 737 planes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.

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