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Swiss fighters grounded due to cracks

National News // Feb. 6, 2018

Five of the Swiss Air Force’s FA18 fighters have been grounded for the time being after engineers found microscopic cracks in the flaps.

 

US Navy Swiss fighters grounded due to cracks

Switzerland has thirty of the high tech planes.

The first fault was found last week, since then all the aircraft have been examined and the same problem has been found on four others.

There’s no news on when the planes will be airworthy again. But the Defence Ministry says the Air Force can continue to operate normally and security is not compromised.

 

 

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