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Boeing 737 Maxs grounded after incident after panel blows out midflight

The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered airlines to ground more than 170 Boeing 737 Max 9 aircrafts. The jets will be inspected after one of the planes had a 4-foot panel blow out mid-flight — injuring many, causing bags and belongings to fly around the cabin and an early landing.

Fortunately, the flight had only just taken off, meaning seatbelts were still fastened. Here & Now transportation analyst Seth Kaplan joins host Scott Tong for the latest.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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