Debris Found in Fuel Tanks of 70% of Inspected Boeing 737 MAX Jets
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February 23, 2020 - by Associated Press for time.com
(CHICAGO) — Debris has been found in the fuel tanks of 70% of grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets that have been inspected by the company, Boeing confirmed on Saturday.
Inspectors found the debris in 35 out of about 50 jets that were inspected. They are among 400 built in the past year that Boeing hasn't been able to deliver to airline customers.
Although debris hasn't been linked to those crashes, metal shavings, tools and other objects left in planes during assembly can raise the risk of electrical short-circuiting and fires...
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