Transair, operated by Rhoades Aviation, which operated the Boeing 737-200 that ditched in the Pacific Ocean near Honolulu on July 2 has been grounded by the FAA.
The FAA has been looking into the maintenance and safety practices of Transair’s parent company, Rhoades Aviation, since the fall of 2020.
The FAA notified the company that it could no longer conduct maintenance inspections, in effect, grounding the remaining Transair Boeing 737-200s.
The order took effect on July 16, 2021.
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The all-cargo Boeing 737-200 aircraft are operated by Rhoades Aviation,Inc. d/b/a Transair, and the all-cargo Shorts SD3-60-300 are operated by Trans Executive Airlines of Hawaii, Inc. d/b/a Transair Express.
Top Copyright Photo: Transair (Hawaii) Boeing 737-209 (F) N809TA (msn 23796) HNL (Jacques Guillem Collection). Image: 932174.
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