Boeing sued by Alaska Airlines passengers over door plug blowout

Six Alaska Airlines passengers are suing Boeing after a door plug blew off an aircraft while it was flying. The mishap occurred shortly after the plane took off from Oregon on Friday. 

A class-action lawsuit was filed in King County Superior Court in Seattle on Thursday against Boeing. Representing the passengers, attorney Daniel Laurence from the Stritmatter Firm said compensation is owed for the damaging effects the experience had on the passengers. 

“Unfortunately, although everyone is glad that the blow-out occurred while the crew could still manage to land the aircraft safely, this nightmare experience has caused economic, physical and ongoing emotional consequences that have understandably deeply affected our clients, and is one more disturbing black mark on the troubled 737-MAX series aircraft,” Laurence said.

In the filing, Laurence wrote that his clients “have suffered and may continue to
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