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Apr 26, 2011 14:56
Category: General News

Rivet Holes Too Big in Jets

WASHINGTON (AP) - in a Southwest Airlines jet that peeled open in flight nearly a month ago. The National Transportation Safety Board says an examination of a section of the Boeing 737's fuselage skin adjacent to where a 5-foot hole tore open found rivet holes that were too wide for the rivets. The rivets hold overlapping sections of the plane's skin together. No one was hurt in the April 1 incident.