© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The brand of China Jap Airways is pictured at Beijing Capital Worldwide Airport in Beijing, China March 21, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
BEIJING (Reuters) -China Jap Airways has began placing its Boeing (NYSE:) 737-800 jetliners again in use for industrial flights lower than a month since a crash killed 132 folks and led the corporate to floor 223 of the plane, the service stated on Sunday.
The airline stated it had carried out systematic assessments, structural checkups and verified airworthiness knowledge for every of the plane, and that check flights can be carried out on all planes earlier than they resumed industrial providers.
Boeing 737-800 planes with registration numbers near the one which crashed on March 21 are nonetheless present process upkeep checks and analysis, the corporate advised Reuters in a press release.
Flightradar24 knowledge confirmed earlier within the day that China Jap flight MU5843, operated by a three-year-old Boeing 737-800 plane, took off from the southwestern metropolis of Kunming at 09:58 a.m. (0158 GMT) on Sunday and landed at 11:03 a.m. in Chengdu, additionally in southwestern China.
That plane, which accomplished a check flight on Saturday, later returned again to Kunming, in accordance with Flightradar24.
One other Boeing 737-800 jet carried out a check flight early on Sunday in Shanghai, the place China Jap is predicated, Flightradar24 knowledge confirmed.
On March 21, flight MU5735, which was en route from Kunming to Guangzhou, crashed within the mountains of Guangxi and killed 123 passengers and 9 crew members in mainland China’s deadliest aviation catastrophe in 28 years.
China has retrieved each of the black containers and stated it will submit a preliminary report back to the U.N. aviation company ICAO inside 30 days of the occasion.