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A Southwest flight dropped to just 525 feet above an Oklahoma town, prompting an altitude warning and FAA investigation

A Southwest Airlines flight dropped dangerously low over an Oklahoma town while preparing to land o…

Erin Snodgrass   


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An American Airlines passenger who was duct-taped to a first-class seat over unruly behavior is being sued by the FAA for $82,000

The FAA accused Heather Wells of hitting a flight attendant and trying to open the cabin door befor…

Pete Syme   


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FAA says it doesn't 'have a timeframe' for when Boeing will be allowed to increase production of its 737 Max planes again

The FAA held a three-hour meeting with Boeing leaders last week to address safety and quality issu…

Lauren Edmonds   


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An engine cover rips off a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737, forcing an emergency landing

A panel covering one of the engines on a Boeing 737 operated by Southwest Airlines tore away mid-fl…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Boeing is under FAA investigation after disclosing some employees didn't perform safety tests on the wings of a 787 but recorded that they did anyway

Scott Stocker, head of the 787 program, wrote in an internal email that several workers failed to p…

Matthew Loh   


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A Connecticut home with a private FAA-approved airstrip and hangar has hit the market for $2.9 million. Take a look.

The three-bedroom, four-bathroom home is located down a long, winding driveway intersected with the…

Lauren Edmonds   


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The FAA investigated Boeing's safety culture — and what they found wasn't good

A panel of experts found a number of faults in Boeing safety management systems, including a cultur…

Grace Eliza Goodwin   


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The FAA found staff at Boeing's supplier using liquid Dawn soap as lubricant for a 737 Max door seal: NYT

Spirit AeroSystems mechanics then used a wet cheesecloth to clean up the soap after installing the …

Matthew Loh   


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FAA had 'no presence' in Boeing's factory, despite its headquarters being 20 minutes away, former employee says

Former Boeing employee Ed Pierson told Politico that the FAA had no involvement in the company's fa…

Mikhaila Friel   


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Boeing's manufacturing processes are under investigation after the Alaska Airlines blowout, the FAA says

The FAA said Wednesday that it is investigating Boeing's manufacturing process and production lines…

Pete Syme   


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The FAA's investigation into Boeing is getting wider as it flags another plane model for door-plug inspections

The FAA warned operators of the Boeing 737-900ER to inspect the door plug for loose bolts, although…

Pete Syme   


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United grounded 5 planes because it couldn't turn off their 'No Smoking' signs, breaking a strange FAA rule

United Airlines appeared to forget it needed an exemption for "No Smoking" signs to always be on, b…

Pete Syme   


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An airline CEO who uses exclusively 737s warns tickets could get more expensive due to production delays, with the FAA 'crawling all over' Boeing

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary said the message he's getting from Boeing is "confusion," amid increase…

Pete Syme   


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A Malaysia Airlines Boeing plane was seen with its engine ablaze, a midair mishap that forced the flight to turn around

A video showed a Malaysia Airlines flight to Kuala Lumpur made an emergency landing after its engin…

Aditi Bharade   


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A United Airlines Airbus jet had to turn around after a piece of its engine lining fell off during takeoff

The FAA is investigating a United Airlines Airbus A320 flight that returned to Hartford, Connecticu…

Aditi Bharade   


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These new bombshell allegations from Boeing whistleblowers about what happens to faulty plane parts are pretty horrifying

Sam Mohawk, a quality assurance inspector for Boeing, alleges that the company lost track of hundre…

Cheryl Teh   


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Oxygen masks were 'inadvertently' deployed, and an emergency announcement played on a United flight — even though everything was fine

Dozens of passengers were left panicked after an automated announcement told them to put on oxygen …

Pete Syme   


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FAA paves way for Boeing 737 Max 9 to resume flying, but it won't be 'back to business as usual' for the embattled aviation manufacturer

The FAA has halted all further expansion production on Boeing 737 Max 9s until it is "satisfied" th…

Erin Snodgrass,Lloyd Lee   


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A Southwest Boeing 737 Max experienced a rare but serious 'Dutch roll,' and has now been out of service for almost 3 weeks

The Southwest Airlines jet experienced a nauseating stability problem called a Dutch roll. A postfl…

Pete Syme