Boeing's 737 Max 9 incident raises safety concerns and prompts grounding

An emergency landing of an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 in Portland, Oregon, USA, has prompted the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to order inspections, affecting about 171 planes owned by Alaska, United, and other carriers. The incident has reignited safety concerns surrounding Boeing’s 737 Max series, known for its troubled history, including two deadly crashes in 2018 and 2019.