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Southwest Airlines / FAA #1149833

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015
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One day after Southwest Airlines grounded 128 planes a fifth of its fleet for missing inspections. The FAA has now cleared the planes to fly before they're inspected. Chip Reid following this the planes were grounded after Southwest Airlines says it inadvertently missed the periodic deadline for inspecting the system that backs up the hydraulic rudder. The equipment allows pilots to steer if the main system fails. Nearly 100 flights were canceled leaving some passengers angry. That's something t...
Reporter(s):
Chip Reid
Duration:
00:01:40

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