NEW YORK - Boeing found debris in the fuel tanks of several 737 Max jets that have been sitting in storage. It's the latest problem Boeing faces as it tries to get the 737 Max back in the air, reports Chris Isidore for CNN Business. Continue reading original story.
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February 20, 2020 - Boeing 737 Max jets have been grounded for nearly a year, including aircraft that had been in service as well as planes that had been manufactured but not delivered. Boeing recently halted production of the jet as it awaits FAA (and world-wide agency) approval to return to the skies after a pair of deadly crashes in late 2018 and early 2019.
It was reported that the company found what it calls "foreign object debris" in the fuel tanks of the mothballed jets, but Boeing did not disclose how many planes had debris found in the fuel tanks.
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