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Boeing reports new ‘electrical’ problem with troubled 737 Max

American plane manufacturer Boeing announced a new problem with the troubled 737 Max – issue with its electrical system. “Boeing has recommended to 16 customers that they address a potential electrical issue in a specific group of 737 Max airplanes prior to further operations,” the company said. Airlines need to verify that one of the […]

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Indonesian divers retrieve cockpit voice recorder of crashed Sriwijaya Air jet 3 months later

Indonesia recovered the cockpit voice recorder of Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea shortly after take-off on January 9, killing all 62 people on board. In a press conference on Wednesday, Indonesian Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said that the recorder was found late on Tuesday. Divers found the casing and beacon […]

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Donald Trump’s private Boeing 757 jet is ‘broken’ and sitting idle at New York airport

Former President Trump’s personal Boeing 757 is sitting idle, at an Orange County, New York airport, unable to fly. The passenger plane that bears Trump’s name in large block letters has fallen into disrepair. One engine is shrink-wrapped and the other is missing parts, according to the CNN. The jet was 20 years old when […]

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American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX passenger flight makes emergency landing after engine shutdown

An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX passenger flight bound for New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport declared an emergency after the captain shut down one engine due to a possible mechanical issue. AA Flight 2555 from Miami with 95 passengers and six crew landed safely at Newark without incident, the airline said. The possible issue […]

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Crises stricken Boeing cites risks in design of arch-rival Airbus’ newest jet

American aircraft manufacturer Boeing raised concerns over the design of arch-rival Airbus’ newest narrow-body jet, the A321XLR, saying a novel type of fuel tank could pose fire risks. The plane giant’s intervention is not without precedent in a global system that regularly allows manufacturers to chime in whenever safety rules are being interpreted in a […]

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Boeing 777 cargo plane makes emergency landing in Moscow after detecting engine trouble

A Rossiya Boeing 777-300ER cargo plane made an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on Friday due to a problem with an engine control sensor, the airline said. The 15 year-old plane according to flight tracking website FlightRadar24 was fitted with General Electric engines. Those are different from the Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines under […]

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Boeing recommends grounding of 128 Boeing 777 jets after Denver engine failure

American plane manufacturer Boeing has recommended grounding of all 777 model aircraft which have the same type of engine that suffered failure and shed debris over Denver on Saturday. Boeing said 128 jets should be suspended until inspections are carried out worldwide. United Airlines and Japan’s two main operators have already stopped using 56 planes […]

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WATCH: United Airlines flight suffers engine failure, engine parts fall near Denver

A Boeing jet scattered engine debris over a residential area near Denver in the United States after one of its engines failed on take-off. The Boeing 777-200 had 231 passengers and 10 crew on board. It was able to make a safe landing at Denver airport, Colorado about 20 minutes after take-off. No injuries were […]

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NASA ignites all four engines of moon rocket built by Boeing

NASA’s deep space exploration rocket built by Boeing briefly ignited all four engines of its behemoth core stage for the first time on Saturday, cutting short a crucial test to advance a years-delayed U.S. government program to return humans to the moon in the next few years. Mounted in a test facility at NASA’s Stennis […]

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Indonesia detects emergency signal of crashed passenger jet; find human parts, debris

Indonesian authorities found the location of the crashed Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 passenger flight SJ182 that disappeared shortly after take off from capital Jakarta. The jet was carrying 62 people when it disappeared from radar four minutes into its journey to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province. On Sunday, signals thought to be from the jet’s […]

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Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air passenger plane with 62 people on board feared crashed

An Indonesian commercial flight with an estimated 62 people on board has gone missing shortly after take-off from capital Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 lost contact en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province after taking off just after 2.30pm, officials said. Flight tracking website Flightradar24.com said the aircraft had lost more than 3,000m […]

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Boeing’s 737 MAX resumes passenger flights in the United States 20 months after safety ban

Boeing’s 737 MAX resumed passenger flights in the United States for the first time on Tuesday after a 20-month safety ban was lifted last month. American Airlines Flight 718 departed Miami for New York’s LaGuardia Airport. American Airlines and plane maker Boeing have sought to reassure the public over the plane’s safety after it was […]