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Faulty parts installed: FAA calls for corrections of Boeing

built by The American aircraft manufacturer has possibly faulty parts in a machine of the 737 fleet. The US aviation authority now requires these to be replaced.

The US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has been granted in the US-aviation authority FAA, they may have defective parts in a part of his fleet built. The FAA informed. This relates to the aircraft of the type Boeing 737 Max - the machines are currently, after two serious crashes on the flight ban, as well as Jets of the type Boeing 737 NG. The FAA is instructed, the parts in question within ten days of the exchange. To could not a crash is a failure of the parts.

With NG (Next Generation) refers to the series of the Boeing 737-700, -800 and -900. A total of 179 planes of the type 737 Max and 133 of the type 737 NG are affected potentially. The Problem may occur in up to 148 components, - stated in the message of the FAA.

Two crashes in a few months,

In the case of the possibly faulty manufactured Parts is movable by the pilots control parts on the wings, the so-called Leading edge slats. They are used when landing to reduce speed.

The Boeing 737 has long been considered one of the best selling and most reliable aircraft in the world. In October of last year, the aircraft of the company Lion Air had crashed with 157 people on Board. In March of this year, a machine the Ethiopian Airlines crashed with 189 people. All the occupants died.

news Atlas |USA |Washington D. C.

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