Body Panel falls off Mango Boeing 737 during flight


A body panel fell off a Mango Boeing 737 during a flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg. Flight path crossed over Stellenbosch.

The airline had confirmed that this happened three weeks ago. The incident in no way posed a safety risk to the flight.

“Mango can confirm that a panel, a side wing to body fairing, did detach from the body of one of our aircrafts (Mango Boeing 737).

“We can assure you that the loss of this panel did not pose a safety risk to the flight.”

“We are in the process of investigating the occurrence and apart from submitting the initial report to the Civil Aviation Authority we will be sharing all subsequent evidence and findings with them once the investigation is finalised.” – Mango spokesperson Sergio dos Santos

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