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08
Apr
HOUSTON - A lawsuit was launched in Houston against Boeing after the fatal Ethiopian Airlines plane crash. Two Houston law firms are suing the airline on behalf of Mucaad Hussein Abdalla. Abdalla, a U.S. citizen, was killed when Ethiopian Air Flight 302 crashed shortly after take-off on March 10. Read More
08
Apr

Citing “corporate greed” and “serious misconduct,” the family of an American man who died when an Ethio­pian Airlines plane crashed last month filed a lawsuit Monday against Boeing, the manufacturer of the 737 Max aircraft.

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03
Oct
A Boeing 737-600 experienced a reported engine failure and fire while operating SAS Scandinavian Airlines Flight SK-1049 from Kiruna to Stockholm, Sweden. Passengers reported the CFM56 engine emitted a loud bang followed by streaks of flame. The flight was diverted to Lulea approximately 20 minutes later.

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15
Aug
On July 31, 2018, Aeromexico Connect Flight 2431 crashed after an attempted take-off from Durango International Airport in Mexico. Video from one of the 103 persons on board shows the Embraer aircraft taking off in harsh weather. Shortly after take-off, the aircraft crashed into the ground, veered off the runway, and caught fire. Fortunately, all persons on board evacuated the aircraft. Of the persons on board, 85 were taken to the hospital for immediate treatment of injuries. Most of the passengers were American citizens traveling back to the U.S.

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29
May
International investigators have concluded that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed by a missile belonging to a Russian brigade.Nearly four years after the plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine while en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, the Dutch-led team of experts say evidence shows “the missile had come from a unit based in western Russia”, reports the BBC.

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18
Apr
On April 17, 2018, a Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 with 149 passengers and crew on board bound for Dallas from New York had an uncontained engine failure shortly after take-off requiring the Boeing 737 to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia. As it flew 32,000the engine had an uncontained engine failure sending shrapnel into the aircraft cabin. A woman was partially sucked out of the cabin window. She was the first fatality on a U.S.-registered airline in more than nine years. Early investigation by the NTSB Safety Board has determined indications of metal fatigue in the area of the missing fan blade. The cowling of the left engine was ripped off and found 60 miles away from the Philadelphia airport. The investigation is ongoing.

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