US FAA Will Fine Southwest Airlines For Improper Aircraft Modifications


The US FAA has proposed fining Southwest Airlines USD$325,000, saying the Dallas-based airline operated an aircraft with improper modifications


Published on 04 December 2013

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by News Staff

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New York, NY

The US FAA has proposed fining Southwest Airlines USD$325,000, saying the Dallas-based airline operated an aircraft with improper modifications.

The US agency alleged in a statement that the incident, from August 2011, involved the faulty installation of a switch on a Boeing 717 that allows crews to test the plane’s cockpit window heating system. The plane was operated by AirTran, the discount carrier Southwest bought in 2011.

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Posted 2013-12-04 20:12:00