Southwest Airlines Grounds 81 Planes After Emergency

Southwest Airlines grounds 81 planes after emergency

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines grounded 81 aircraft from its Boeing 737 fleet for inspection after one of its planes with a gaping hole in the fuselage made an emergency landing at a military base in Arizona on Friday, the company said on Saturday.

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