NTSB Discovers Plug Covering on Oregon Boeing 737 Max 9 Flight After Mid-Air Window Panel Blowout, Calls it ‘Key Missing Component’

PORTLAND, Ore. – The National Transportation Safety Board reported that the plug covering the unused exit door that blew out minutes into an Alaska Airlines flight has been located. This discovery could be crucial in determining the cause of the blowout, which resulted in the Boeing 737 Max 9 having to return to Portland, Oregon … Read more

Aeroplane Blowout Prompts Grounding of Boeing 737 Max 9 Jets for Inspection

SEATTLE, Washington — An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon after a window and piece of fuselage blew out midair, causing the cabin to depressurize. All 174 passengers and six crew members on Flight 1282 were reported to be safe following the incident. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) … Read more