Get access to AeroInside Insights with the Pro plan, a new enhanced search and filter tool, full read access to every article published and That was back in the days when the 737 was an infant. 02 Nov 2019: Overheating wheelchair battery causes fire warning on El Al Boeing 737-900 13 Jan 2019: Two Boeing 737-900ER?s into the snow at Cincinatti and Moscow 20 Apr 2018: Final report: misunderstanding of conditional clearance causes runway collision at Medan, Indonesia 10 Apr 2018: Korean Air Boeing 737-900 suffers tail strike accident on landing at … WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images, Boeing's reputation on the line after 737 Max 8 crashes, VICTORVILLE, CA - MARCH 27: A number of Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are parked at Southern California Logistics Airport on March 27, 2019 in Victorville, California. So far only two airlines have disclosed that they have jets that required grounding. The Boeing 737 Next Generation, often called the 737NG, is a family of Boeing 737s.The 737-600, -700, -800 and -900 are all 737NG aircraft. The plane type Boeing 737-700 is also known as ICAO type designator B737. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene), Authorities: Similarities between Ethiopian, Lion Air crashes, Lion Air flight dove over 24 times before crash, PHOTO: All rights reserved. Brazilian carrier Gol said it grounded 11 of its jets. Proudly flying all Boeing in support of the Pacific Northwest. 4834 existing subscribers. All 737 Max jets have been grounded since March following two fatal crashes - one in Ethiopia and one in Indonesia. AeroInside has currently 421 articles listed involving a Boeing 737-700. The problem was discovered when some used passenger jets were being stripped down for conversion to freighter jets, according to a person familiar with the problem. The model features 2 engines and is listed within wake turbulence category M / Medium. 13 Jan 2019: Two Boeing 737-900ER?s into the snow at Cincinatti and Moscow 20 Apr 2018: Final report: misunderstanding of conditional clearance causes runway collision at Medan, Indonesia 10 Apr 2018: Korean Air Boeing 737-900 suffers tail strike accident on landing at Osaka-Kansai Airport, Japan 27 Feb 2018: AAIB India: Jet Airways Boeing 737 landing gear collapse due … The 737 MAX aircraft are not the same as the older 737-700, 737-800 and 737-900 variants. All content of the Dow Jones branded indices Copyright S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2018 and/or its affiliates. (Photo by Michael TEWELDE / AFP) (Photo credit should read MICHAEL TEWELDE/AFP/Getty Images), PHOTO: 12:14 PM EDT, Thu October 10, 2019, SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 27: Boeing 737 MAX airplanes are stored on employee parking lots near Boeing Field, on June 27, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. and that you've read our This entry was posted in Batik Air, Boeing 737-900 on May 18, 2016 by safetyvids. I'm pretty sure the 737NG has a number of safety features what were not available on a 1960's built 737-200 (when the … B739, Kathmandu Nepal, 2018 (On 19 April 2018, a Boeing 737-900 made a high speed rejected takeoff at Kathmandu in response to a configuration warning and overran the runway without serious consequences. The cracks were found in inspections ordered by the Federal Aviation Administration a week ago. It features a redesigned wing with a … MICHAEL TEWELDE/AFP/Getty Images, CNN reporter: Crash report a blow for Boeing, People walk past a part of the wreckage at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 10, 2019. The family which came before it is the 737 Classic (−300/-400/-500) family. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson today signed an order that paves the way for the Boeing 737 MAX to return to commercial service. Boeing regrets the impact this issue is having on our customers worldwide,” said the aircraft maker. Boeing's Next Generation 737-800 and 737-900 are the largest members of the strong selling 737 family. Safety events for Southwest Airlines 3 March 2001; Thai Airways 737-400; Bangkok, Thailand: While the aircraft was being serviced prior to a flight, the center fuel tank exploded, killing one of the five cabin crew members on board at the time. The second version of Boeing 737-900 features 179 seats divided into three classes. It has conducted inspections on more than 200 of its jets. The Boeing 737-900 ER is the embodiment of high performance with high-tech flight systems, an exterior design that bolsters safety and durability, improved aerodynamic structure for more load-carrying and eco-friendly noise reduction engines that are fuel-efficient. More than 100 airlines own some version of the planes covered by the inspection order. While this is a 737-900, it felt more like a 737-200 (outdated earlier 737, showing age, cramped). Structural cracks have been discovered in 38 737 NG’s, or Next Generation jets. A Lionair Boeing 737-900, registration PK-LGP performing flight JT-173 from Batam to Bandar Lampung (Indonesia) with 125 passengers and 7 crew, had…, A man has been arrested after he climbed on a wing of an Alaska Airline Boeing 737-900ER at Las Vegas. Boeing commits to NTSB safety fixes on thousands of 737 NG jets after deadly Southwest engine blast. privacy policy. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri, PHOTO: This is the deadliest air accident involving all variants of the Boeing 737 and also the first accident involving the Boeing 737 MAX. Pushing off of the N Concourse with Mt. All rights reserved. Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. The 900 is supposed to be a stretched 737 with revamped lighting and a better cabin, but I had better times in southwest's 737-300s. They all said none of their planes have more than the 30,000 flights that required immediate inspections. Boeing notified the FAA, which then ordered the inspections. The seats 5AB are not reclining as they are … Unlike the other Next Generation 737s, the -800 and -900 introduce new fuselage lengths, extending 737 single class seating range out to 189, compared with 100 in the original 737-100. AeroInside has currently 148 articles listed involving a United B739 at Chicago on Feb 20th 2017, rejected takeoff, THY B739 at Moscow on Jan 12th 2017, tail scrape on takeoff, Alaska B739 at Seattle and San Jose on Jan 12th 2017, unknown substance, cabin crew report sick, Spicejet B739 at Delhi on Jan 6th 2017, hydraulic leak, KLM B739 at Amsterdam on Nov 1st 2016, on an engine and a half following multiple bird strikes, Delta B739 at Salt Lake City on Oct 16th 2016, bird strikes, United B739 at Denver on Oct 13th 2016, hit something on departure, United B739 near Portland on Oct 13th 2016, electrical smell in cabin, Malindo B739 at Lahore on Sep 24th 2016, rejected takeoff, Lion B739 near Makassar on Sep 22nd 2016, engine trouble, United B739 near Wichita on Oct 24th 2015, turbulence injures two, UIA B739 at Kiev on Jul 31st 2016, rejected takeoff due to T/O configuration alert, United B739 at Los Angeles on Jul 30th 2016, flaps problems, United B739 at Albany on Jul 24th 2016, that dreaded gear pin, THY B739 near Antalya on Jun 24th 2016, captain incapacitated, Batik B739 at Yogyakarta on Nov 6th 2015, overran runway, Alaska B739 at Portland on Jun 14th 2016, tail scrape on departure, Delta B739 at Salt Lake City on May 21st 2016, lightning strike, United B739 near Yellowstone on May 21st 2016, turbulence injures flight attendant, THY B739 at Istanbul on May 18th 2016, flap problem, Okay B739 at Nanning on May 10th 2016, tail scrape on landing, Delta B739 at Orlando on May 6th 2016, flight attendant injured on landing, Thai Lion B739 near Chiang Mai on Apr 10th 2016, loss of cabin pressure, KLM B739 near Manchester on Apr 9th 2016, cabin pressure problems, El Al B739 near Athens on Mar 30th 2016, fumes on board, Delta B739 near Baltimore on Mar 23rd 2016, cargo smoke indication, United B739 near Newark on Mar 14th 2016, strong odour, Spicejet B739 at Bangalore on Mar 1st 2016, burst tyre on takeoff, United B739 near Las Vegas on Feb 10th 2016, engine problem, Delta B739 at Phoenix on Jan 31st 2016, lightning strike, United B739 at Chicago on Jan 22nd 2016, overran runway on landing, Lion B739 near Batam on Jan 5th 2016, flaps indication enroute, United B739 at Chicago on Dec 30th 2015, overran runway, Shenzhen B739 at Shenzhen, Hangzhou and Shanghai on Dec 16th 2015, damaged tyre on departure, THY B739 near Tunis on Oct 31st 2015, fuel pump failure, Korean B739 at Seoul on Oct 17th 2015, tail scrape on landing, Alaska B739 near Buffalo on Oct 12th 2015, hot credit, Alaska B739 at Boston on Sep 30th 2015, tail strike on landing, KLM B739 near Erfurt on Sep 7th 2015, navigation problem, KLM B739 near Prague on Jul 9th 2015, problem with cockpit window, emergency descent, Alaska B739 at Seattle on May 18th 2015, both left main tyres deflated on landing, Delta B739 near Tampa on May 4th 2015, engine shut down in flight, United B739 near Des Moines on Apr 26th 2015, unusual odour on board, Oman B739 at Lahore on Apr 24th 2015, bird strike, United B739 enroute on Feb 15th 2015, flight attendant injures in flight, United B739 at Chicago on Feb 3rd 2015, cabin did not pressurize, Alaska B739 near Bakersfield on Feb 1st 2015, laser beam injures pilot, Korean B739 at Niigata on Aug 5th 2013, overrun runway on landing, Malindo B739 near Bangkok on Nov 3rd 2014, loss of cabin pressure, KLM B739 at Amsterdam on Oct 1st 2014, flaps problem, hot brakes, KLM B739 at Amsterdam on Aug 31st 2014, could not retract landing gear, Thai Lion B739 near Hat Yai on Aug 20th 2014, first officer became incapacitated and died, THY B739 at Istanbul on Jul 28th 2014, bird strike, United B739 at Denver on Jul 31st 2012, bird strike causes loss of airspeed indications, Lion B739 at Surabaya on Feb 1st 2014, hard landing, El Al B739 at Berlin on Mar 17th 2014, flock of birds, United B739 near Boise on Sep 26th 2013, captain incapacitated, Lionair B739 at Pekanbaru on Feb 15th 2011, overran runway on landing, Lionair B739 at Pekanbaru on Feb 14th 2011, runway excursion on landing, KLM B739 near Bucharest on Jul 1st 2013, engine shut down in flight, Somon B739 at Dushanbe on Jun 26th 2013, could not retract gear, United B739 near Phoenix on Jun 5th 2013, trim system failure, THY B739 at Istanbul on Jun 3rd 2013, suspected tail scrape on takeoff, Lionair B739 at Denpasar on Apr 19th 2013, rejected takeoff, United B739 at Chicago on Mar 1st 2013, tail strike on landing, Alaska B739 near Juneau on Dec 23rd 2012, engine shut down in flight, KLM B739 at Amsterdam on Oct 6th 2012, fumes in cargo compartment injure ground worker, Alaska B739 near Boise on Jun 26th 2012, turbulence injures 7, Lionair B739 at Medan on Jun 4th 2012, aircraft disabled during line up, KLM B739 at Budapest on May 29th 2012, flaps problem. The FAA order said airlines had a week to inspect planes that have made more than 30,000 flights. Big deal. A spokesman says Ethiopian Airlines has grounded all its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft as a safety precaution, following the crash of one of its planes in which 157 people were killed. Rainer watching over the city. © 2021 AeroInside. (DAL) and United, three of the larger US airlines with the jets, said that they have not discovered any problems in the planes that have been inspected so far. Extremely uncomfortable, narrow, and hard as are all 737-900 economy seats in any airline. Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg via Getty Images, PHOTO: 11/18/2020. Some content © by other sources. Boeing’s statement suggests the fix for the NG planes is more straightforward than the solution to get the 737 Max back in the air. Parties of 3 or more can book adjacent seats together. The Boeing report also shows up how a range of technologies, such as sophisticated, highly computerized cockpits, have dramatically improved aircraft safety. TIKSA NEGERI/REUTERS, Everything we know about the Ethiopian plane crash, Inside the training simulator for Boeing 737 Max 8 plane, Trump: Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft grounded, RENTON, WA - MARCH 14: Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, including the 737 MAX 9 test plane (L), are seen at Renton Municipal Airport, on March 14, 2019 in Renton, Washington. FAA Statement on Boeing 737 Max Return to Service. Mario Tama/Getty Images, RENTON, WA - MARCH 11: The Boeing 737-8 is pictured on a mural on the side of the Boeing Renton Factory on March 11, 2019 in Renton, Washington. View Boeing 737-900 seating and specifications on United aircraft using this United Airlines seating chart. Delta Air Lines Fleet Boeing 737-900ER Details and Pictures. United B739 at Tampa on Mar 9th 2017, duck! FAA warns of possible engine shutdowns in safety directive on older Boeing 737 jets Published Fri, Jul 24 2020 11:35 AM EDT Updated Fri, Jul 24 2020 1:31 PM EDT Leslie Josephs @lesliejosephs (LUV) said late Wednesday that it had grounded two of the more than 700 NG jets in its fleet due to the problem. The jets are a version of the workhorse single-aisle airplane that Boeing sold just before the introduction of the 737 Max. (Photo by WANG Zhao / AFP) (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images), PHOTO: Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc.2018. Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN. © 2021 Cable News Network. A Warner Media Company. 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