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Federal aviation regulator seeks fix for nearly 500 Boeing 737 planes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. aviation regulators on Monday proposed a fix for some Boeing 737 planes to ensure that a faulty altimeter does not cause the automatic throttle system to unexpectedly cut engine speed. The Federal Aviation Administration said the changes to cockpit automation, if adopted, would affect 497 Boeing…

Plane veers off runway at Atlanta airport

A Delta Airlines jet suffered significant damage after rolling off a taxiway at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport early Tuesday morning. According to the Associated Press, two mechanics were testing the engines of the Boeing 737 aircraft when they experienced a problem with the braking system. No passengers were onboard…

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