Boeing 737 Passenger Jet Damaged in Possible Midair Drone Hit
Decembet 14, 2018 - by By Andrea Navarro and Alan Levin for Bloomberg
- Aircraft landed without incident in Tijuana after hit to nose
- Crew members heard a 'pretty loud bang' shortly before landing
Grupo Aeromexico SAB is investigating whether a drone slammed into a Boeing Co. 737 jetliner as the aircraft approached its destination in Tijuana, Mexico, on the U.S. border.
Images on local media showed considerable damage to the nose of the 737-800, which was operating Wednesday as Flight 773 from Guadalajara. In a cabin recording, crew members can be heard saying they...
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