The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Saturday (January 6, 2024) issued a directive to Indian air operators, directing them to immediately conduct a one-time inspection of emergency exits on all Boeing 737-8 Max aircraft currently in operation within their fleets, media reports said. This directive came after an incident in an Alaska Airlines […]

US: Plane makes emergency landing after door blows out mid-air, all passengers safe

A passenger airline made an emergency landing in the US state of Oregon on Friday (January 5, 2023) after a section of its fuselage blew open mid-air. The Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 returned to Portland 35 minutes into its flight to California after an outer section, including a window, fell, reported BBC. The […]

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