Flap Hinge Crack Concerns Ground Swiss Hornets

Credit: F/A-18: Boeing
LONDON—Switzerland has temporarily grounded its fleet of F/A-18 Hornet fighters following the discovery of a crack in an aircraft’s landing flap hinge. The Swiss Air Force ordered the grounding on Jan. 31 after the issue was discovered on a single-seat F/A-18 after a training flight. Inspections of...

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