Boeing 737 fuselages pulled from river

Jul 08, 2014 | 04:24 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  Boeing, 737, fuselage, aerospace, Spirit AeroSystems, Montana Rail Link, assemblies, Frank Haflich

NEW YORK — Emergency crews on July 8 were fishing out the last of three Boeing Co. 737 fuselage sections that tumbled into a stretch of the Clark Fork River near Rivulet, Mont., a spokeswoman for Montana Rail Link Inc. told AMM.

Six 20-ton fuselage sections built by Boeing subcontractor Spirit AeroSystems Inc., Wichita, Kan., fell from 50-ton flatbed rail cars during a July 3 derailment. Three of the aluminum sections remained on the river embankment while the remaining three landed in the river, the....

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