Another 2,600 Boeings recalled for safety issues

This decision was made after detecting problems in some oxygen generators, essential elements of the emergency breathing system.

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Thus, the FAA has stipulated that the necessary inspections and repairs must be completed within a period of 120 to 150 daysdepending on the configuration of each aircraft. The order requires a visual inspection of oxygen generators to identify possible damage or defects.

Boeing’s safety problems mount

The FAA review order coincides with the recent admission of culpability by Boeing in criminal conspiracy charges related to the two fatal accidents of its 737 MAX aircraft, which resulted in the deaths of 346 people in 2018 and 2019.

As a result, Boeing faces a criminal fine of up to $487.2 million, although the exact amount will be determined by a judge.

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In addition, the company must implement and corporate supervisor and allocate at least $455 million for mImprove your compliance programs and security for the next three years.

According to the regulatory body in a statement, these reviews are a “preventive measure” to ensure that theensure that all affected aircraft comply with the standards of security necessary for commercial operation. And he stresses: these models, currently operated by many major airlines, are safe to fly.

 
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