SAS said yesterday that it expects its fleet of 27 Q400s to remain grounded "for at least another week" to allow for required inspections and the replacement of landing gear components. Evidence of landing gear corrosion was found on 25 of 27 SAS Q400s when the aircraft were examined following the recent collapse of landing gear on two separate flights (ATWOnline, Sept. 24). SAS said the grounding is costing it SEK10-SEK15 million ($1.5-$2.3 million) daily. It has cancelled hundreds of ...

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