Johannesburg, South Africa. Nov 10 2007 - The Airports Company SA (Acsa) has grounded Boeing 737 200's throughout South African airports to conduct safety checks, the government-controlled SA Broadcasting Corporation reported on Saturday.
This action comes after a Nationwide Airlines Boeing 737 carrying 106 passengers had to make an emergency landing at Cape Town International on Wednesday after an engine fell off during take-off to Johannesburg.
All the Boeing 737 in South Africa from all the country's airlines are now being grounded to carry out safety checks of the engine mountings.
zaterdag 10 november 2007
All Boeing 737s in South Africa grounded for safety checks
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