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A Near Disaster For Boeing’s 737 Max

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A bear surprised to see a door open on a 737 Max

It’s A Miracle No One Died This Time

On Friday, a hole opened up in the fuselage of a brand new Alaska Air Boeing 737 Max.

Video of the Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max making an emergency landing in Portland after part of the aircraft blew out.

The plane had just taken off and had reached 16,000 feet before returning to the airport.

The aircraft was new, having just been delivered in October.

— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) January 6, 2024