USA, United Airlines Boeing 737 lands with out an exterior panel | EUROtoday

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New troubles for Boeing. A United Airlines Boeing 737 misplaced an exterior panel throughout a flight Friday. The harm to the Boeing 737-800 was found throughout an inspection after the airplane from San Francisco landed safely with 139 passengers and 6 crew members on board within the southern Oregon metropolis of Medford , United Airlines stated.

The airplane could be 25 years previous. “After the plane was parked at the gate, it was discovered that an external panel was missing. We will perform a thorough examination of the aircraft and make any necessary repairs before it returns to service,” United stated in an announcement. “We will also conduct an investigation to better understand how the damage occurred.” The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating the matter. Boeing is at the moment below intense scrutiny after an almost new 737-9 Max airplane misplaced a part of its fuselage whereas climbing after takeoff in January.