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Two Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800s grounded due to concerns over engine parts

Virgin Australia has confirmed that two of its Boeing 737-800 jets were grounded due to the aircraft potentially being fitted with “falsely documented” engine parts. The development relates to a UK-based parts supplier called AOG Technics, that has been accused of providing fake components that have been used in 68 jet engines. According to the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH), Virgin Australia became aware of the potential issue after the carrier was notified about AOG Technics. ( More...

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