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More flights canceled due to plane malfunction

Original post made on Apr 4, 2011

Fifteen more flights in and out of San Francisco were canceled Sunday after a hole tore open in a Southwest Airlines plane and the aircraft depressurized as it left Arizona on Friday, a duty manager at San Francisco International Airport said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 4, 2011, 8:48 AM

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Posted by Wow!
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 4, 2011 at 10:00 pm

So glad the plane held up ok! Now they need to figure out why it happened! I'm not sure I would have flown just then...perhaps rent a car, or train, or....if possible.


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Posted by low cost airline
a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Apr 4, 2011 at 11:07 pm

low cost airline = low cost maintenance

You get what you pay for.


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Posted by well-run airline
a resident of Crescent Park
on Apr 5, 2011 at 10:03 am

Low cost, you are off base. Southwest is one of the safest airlines, and has one of the best records on maintenance.

This new problem was hidden from view and there was no indication from the airline manufacturer that this part of the plane had to be uncovered in order to check it as part of maintenance.


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