Emergency Landing After Window Explosion: Alaska Airlines’ Boeing 737 Max 9 Grounded for Safety Testing

SEATTLE, Washington – An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Oregon shortly after takeoff due to a window explosion that caused a hole in the fuselage of the Boeing 737 Max 9. The aircraft returned to the airport of origin half an hour after departing, according to reports. The company has confirmed that 177 passengers and crew were on board the plane and that it “landed safely.” Additionally, Alaska Airlines …

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