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Boeing Woes: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Faces Technical Issues with Boeing Jets on International Trips

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 4, 2024
Blinken’s Boeing jet grounded due to issues

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken encountered issues with a Boeing jet while in Europe for talks on the wars in Ukraine and Gaza. Specifically, the Air Force C-40 jet, a modified version of Boeing 737, experienced undisclosed problems, prompting them to travel by car between Paris and Brussels. This is not the first time Blinken has faced problems with a Boeing plane during travels. In January, a similar model of the plane encountered an oxygen leak issue, leading to Blinken traveling back in a smaller jet. The incidents have brought more attention to issues with Boeing jets, particularly older models.

The focus on their safety and reliability has increased as media coverage of these incidents has highlighted questions surrounding the quality of Boeing aircraft and their adherence to safety standards. These concerns have come under scrutiny after an incident involving a 737 Max plane in January. A door plug blew off during an Alaska Airlines flight, creating a hole in the aircraft. Subsequent investigations into Boeing’s practices have raised concerns about the safety and quality of their jets. While many problems on these aircraft may not have been directly caused by Boeing, it is clear that they must take responsibility for ensuring that their planes are safe and reliable for passengers to travel on.

By Samantha Nguyen

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