Southwest Airlines has grounded three planes. Photo: Shutterstock

Crisis-hit Boeing says up to 50 planes grounded globally over cracks in 737 NG, precursor to troubled 737 MAX

  • Qantas the latest airline to take one of the planes out of the air, will inspect 32 others
  • Problem reported with plane’s ‘pickle fork’ – a part which helps bind the wing to the fuselage
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Southwest Airlines has grounded three planes. Photo: Shutterstock
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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg pauses while speaking before a Senate committee on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Photo: AP

US senators grill Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg over 737 MAX crashes, calling the planes ‘flying coffins’

  • Lawmakers seek answers about whether aerospace giant concealed information about critical flight system
  • Families of victims in Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes invited to hold up photos of relatives at hearing
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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg pauses while speaking before a Senate committee on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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