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IAC, FAA question safety of Boeing 737s in Russia

The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has revoked the licenses of all Boeing-737 jets operating in Russia, citing security concerns.


November 6, 2015
By Russia Today

The IAC suspended the licenses of all Boeing-737 jets until the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) report that Boeing-737 flights are secure, an IAC letter to Aleksandr Neradko, head of Rosaviatsiya, and Margaret Gilligan, deputy head of FAA, says.

Rosaviatsiya had reportedly sent two requests to the FAA asking for immediate engineering fixes of the plane’s pitch control system following the deadly 2013 crash in Kazan, but it neither satisfied this demand nor proved that Boeing-737s are safe. | READ MORE