Document drop: Read the NTSB preliminary report on Boeing 737-9 MAX that lost its door plug


Here is the National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary report on the Boeing 737-9 MAX aircraft that lost its door plug at 16,000 feet over Portland on Jan. 5, 2024:

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  1. Scary! I pray the yoke is fastened securely, and my windscreen panels are bolted down. Getting ready to launch in a max9 right now.

  2. Go woke is more important than passenger or crew lives.
    They should be focused on the business and product instead of who they hire.

  3. Boeing moved its HQ from Seattle to Chicago and then recently to Virginia. Fewer engineers in leadership and governance. What could go wrong?


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