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Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Loses Engine Cowling landing at Seattle airport

Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Loses Engine Cowling landing at Seattle airport

On Monday, August 22, 2022, Alaska Airlines aircraft AS558 from Seattle (SEA) to San Diego was involved in this incident (SAN). Six crew members and 176 passengers were on board the aircraft.

According to a statement from Alaska Airlines, a portion of the cowling, the metal panelling protecting the engine, came off from the aircraft as it touched down. During takeoff, the Boeing 737-900ER’s crew noticed an odd vibration on the left side of the aircraft during departure.

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A different flight headed for San Diego was used to rebook the passengers, the airline claimed. According to the airline, the pilots and flight attendants handled the issue with “tremendous professionalism and care.” “We also sincerely thank the attendees’ tolerance throughout this incident.”

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