Southwest Airlines Inspects Additional Boeing 737s After Hole in Plane

David Parker Brown
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After a Southwest Airlines plane split open with a hole inflight over Arizona, inspectors are looking for more cracks in the carrier's 737-300 fleet, and have found at least three. Boeing is reportedly putting together a service bulletin for all such planes, with metal fatigue believed to be the cause.