Due to engine damage, a Type 737 Max aircraft had to make an emergency landing in Orlando. After the accident of such a car in Ethiopia, flight bans in the world prevail for the model.
In the United States, a Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday when it was transferred to a warehouse due to engine problems. The car of the US airline Southwest Airlines had Tuesday afternoon (local time) shortly after it took off from Orlando airport in the US state of Florida, had to deliver due to difficulties and then landed safely in Orlando again a spokesman for the FAA US Aviation Authority said. The airline itself stated, on request, that there were no passengers on board, but only members of the crew.
A Southwest Airlines spokesman said the plane was on its way to a Victorville California campground, where discarded or repaired planes are housed. The affected machine will now be moved to the maintenance area at Orlando Airport and examined there. He also said shortly after the departure to Orlando, the pilots reported problems with one of the engines and were then turned around.
The flight around the world prohibits the model
Within a few months, two Boeing 737s crashed in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Many countries, including the United States, have therefore issued flight bans for this model. However, flights without passengers are allowed to transport these aircraft, for example for temporary storage, in another position, as in the case of the South-West car.
On March 10, an Ethiopian airline Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed in Ethiopia. 157 people died. Several months earlier, an airplane of the same type crashed in Indonesia, killing 189 people. It is believed that the MCAS control software, developed specifically for the new 737 Max series of aircraft, may have been an important trigger for accidents.
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