US Regulator Opens Boeing Probe After Alaska Airlines ‘Window Incident’

Published By: Oindrila Mukherjee

Last Updated: January 11, 2024, 23:53 IST

Washington D.C., United States of America (USA)

There was a near-catastrophic incident last week involving an Alaska Airlines-operated Boeing 737 MAX. (Image: AFP/File)

The FAA said the probe will seek to determine if Boeing failed to make sure its products conformed to approved designs

The US Federal Aviation Administration announced a new investigation into Boeing’s quality control on Thursday, after a near-catastrophic incident last week involving an Alaska Airlines-operated 737 MAX.

“This incident should have never happened and it cannot happen again,” the FAA said in a statement, adding that the probe would seek to determine if Boeing failed to make sure its products conformed to approved designs.

(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed – AFP)

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