Machines are subjected to inspection for a few hours. On Friday, part of an Alaska Airlines plane broke off while flying in Oregon, USA.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that some Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft will be temporarily grounded for inspection.
The FAA's decision affects 171 airlines worldwide. According to the authority, inspections last between four and eight hours.
On Friday, a flight from Portland, United States, made an emergency landing shortly after takeoff because part of the plane's fuselage broke. There were 171 passengers on board. No one was seriously injured.
Reuters news agency reported that the plane had only been in service for eight weeks.
A large number of Boeing Max 9 aircraft are operated by Alaska Airlines and United Airlines. Flights are operated by Turkish Airlines and Icelandair.
Turkish Airlines has grounded five of its Boeing planes
Turkish Airlines is temporarily grounding its Boeing 737 Max 9 planes Set them up For additional studies. Turkish Airlines has five aircraft models.
On the other hand, the UAE's low-cost airline, Flydubai announced on SundayFlights with its three Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft will continue as usual.
Boeing has so far delivered 218 737 MAX planes to customers, AFP news agency reported.
Source: Reuters, AFP