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Crack in the fuselage of Southwest Airlines plane maybe caused by faults in the assembly
New York, USA - Which would involve B-737/300s produced around 1996
At the beginning of April, a B-737/300 airplane of Southwest Airlines, which had taken-off from Phoenix with 118 people on board, had been forced to make an emergency landing in Yuma, Arizona, due to the crack opened on the fuselage's roof, which had caused a lack of oxygen in the aircraft (see AVIONEWS). On April 5 FAA, Federal Aviation Administration, had issued an emergency airworthiness directive,...
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