zaterdag 10 november 2007

All Boeing 737s in South Africa grounded for safety checks

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.,,2-7-1442_2218730,00.html

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