A Boeing 737 MAX is forced to land due to an engine problem in the U.S. state of Florida. The machine of the US airline Southwest Airlines had landed during a transit flight to California and Vice versa, and "safe in Orlando," said the US-aviation authority FAA. On Board of the machine, there have been no passengers. "The FAA determined," it said in a statement.
Southwest said that the engine problem had occurred "shortly after launch". The crew had flown in accordance with the regulations back to the start airport and around 15: 00 (20.00 CET) landed. The machine will now be inspected in the maintenance facility in Orlando.
The entire fleet of the aircraft type, the Boeing 737 MAX is no longer allowed to withdraw since mid-March because of two fatal air crashes. The FAA allows the transfer of flights without passengers.
On 10. March was crashed a Boeing 737 MAX 8 of Ethiopian Airlines in Addis Ababa. In October, Lion-Air-machine of the same type was killed in an accident in front of the Indonesian island of Java. A total of almost 350 people died in the two disasters. The crashes had Similarities. The FBI determined whether the admission of the type of aircraft, everything worked properly.More about
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