Boeing’s infamous 737 Max plane has a new problem and 16 airlines are directed to ground planes


Boeing 737 Max

Boeing 737 Max aircraft from Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Gorlinhas Aires. LINDSEY WASSON / Reuters

  • Boeing’s 737 Max, which was involved in two deadly clashes, has a new problem.

  • Boeing said some jets had “potential electrical problems” and recommended not to fly.

  • At least 16 airlines are affected, including Southwest, United and American Airlines.

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Dozens of Boeing 737 maximum plane, There is another problem involved in two fatal crashes.

the company Friday said Some planes are facing “potential electrical problems”. As a result, airplane manufacturers recommended that affected models be immediately grounded to 16 airlines so that the problem could be resolved.

“We are working closely with the US Federal Aviation Administration on this production issue,” Boeing said. “We also inform our customers of the specific empennage numbers that will be affected and give instructions on appropriate corrective actions.”

Boeing did not identify the number of airlines or planes affected, but confirmed that Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines were affected separately. Southwest Airlines said 30 planes were affected. According to both companies, there were 17 Americans and 16 Uniteds.

Source of information explaining this issue Told Reuters 90 aircraft around the world were affected.

The Boeing 737 has been in production since the late 1960s, but the latest model, the 737 Max, is notorious for its problems. Boeing worked with the Federal Aviation Administration and international regulators to resolve the plane problem, involving two fatal accidents, killing 346 people and landing around the world for over a year.

it was Recertified for flight In late 2020, Boeing recently launched a new model for its waiting customers.

Early on Friday’s trading after the announcement, Boeing’s share price fell slightly to around 1.4%.

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