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  • Writer's pictureAvaitors Maldives

BREAKING: Boeing advises airlines of a potential electrical issue with the 737 MAX

Boeing has announced that it has recommended 16 operators of the Boeing 737 MAX to address a potential electrical system issue that affects a specific group of 737 MAX aircraft.

Boeing has said they are in contact with the

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regarding the recommendations to the 16 Boeing 737 MAX operators about the potential electrical system concern.

Boeing 737 MAX was grounded globally for 20 months from March 2019 until November 2020 following two fatal crashes that killed 346 people.

Southwest Airlines which owns the most 737 MAX type has reported that the issue affects 30 of the 58 737 MAX jets in their fleet.

United Airlines has said the problem affects 16 of its 30 737 MAX planes while American Airlines reported that non of the MAX aircraft they own is affected by the problem.



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