Posted: 24.05.2024 16:41:00

Media: almost 300 Boeing aircraft could explode in the air due to malfunction

The US Federal Aviation Administration has discovered an electrical malfunction in almost 300 Boeing 777 aircraft, which can lead to an explosion of planes in the air, TASS reports with reference to The Daily Mail


It is noted that the risk of an electrostatic discharge near fuel tanks in Boeing 777 aircraft has been detected, and it can lead to ignition inside a tank and subsequent ignition and explosion of a plane.

According to media reports, troubleshooting will cost the company $698 thousand, excluding the cost of parts.

It is also reported that some of the Boeing aircraft are operated by the US United Airlines and American Airlines.