POST Online Media Lite Edition


Debris found in fuel tanks of some undelivered Boeing 737 Max jets

Christian Fernsby |
Boeing said yesterday that it had found debris in the fuel tanks of undelivered 737 Max.

Article continues below

Topics: BOEING    JET   

The debris was found in an undisclosed number of jets parked at facilities in Washington state and Texas, where planes have been stored.

Boeing said it didn’t expect the latest problem to push back the aircraft’s return, which it has said could occur by midyear.

The company said the debris was discovered during “routine” inspections, but didn’t detail how many planes were affected or when they rolled off the production line. The problem was first reported on, an aviation news site.

What to read next

WestJet to buy 65 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
U.S. aviation regulators meet international counterparts over Boeing 737 Max
Boeing's new 737 MAX 7 aircraft completes successful maiden flight