A Southwest Airways Boeing 737 Max Eight has made an emergency touchdown in Florida after struggling what officers described as an “engine-related drawback”.

The airplane, the identical mannequin of which has been grounded world wide following two crashes that appeared to point issues with a brand new anti-stall system, was not carrying passengers when it was compelled to make the emergency touchdown at Orlando Worldwide Airport.

Relatively, two pilots have been flying the airplane to Victorville, California, the place it was to have been saved. As a substitute, they have been obliged to return to Orlando at round 3pm on Tuesday, based on the Orlando Sentinel.

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“The crew of Southwest Airways Flight 8701, a Boeing 737 MAX plane, declared an emergency after the plane skilled a reported engine drawback whereas departing from Orlando Worldwide Airport in Florida about 2.50pm right this moment,” the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) stated in a press release.

“The plane returned and landed safely in Orlando. No passengers have been aboard the plane, which was being ferried to Victorville, Calif., for storage. The FAA is investigating.”

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This image taken on March 11, 2019, exhibits particles of the crashed airplane of Ethiopia Airways, close to Bishoftu, a city some 60 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. – An Ethiopian Airways Boeing 737 crashed on March 10 morning en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi with 149 passengers and eight crew believed to be on board, Ethiopian Airways stated. (Photograph by Michael TEWELDE / AFP)MICHAEL TEWELDE/AFP/Getty Photos

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Relations mourn the victims on the crash website of the Ethiopian Airways operated Boeing 737 MAX plane, at Hama Quntushele village within the Oromia area, on March 13, 2019. – A Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airways Boeing crashed minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa on March 10, 2019, killing all eight crew and 149 passengers on board, together with vacationers, enterprise travellers, and “at the very least a dozen” UN employees. Households of the victims have been taken to the distant website on March 13, 2019, the place the airplane smashed right into a subject with 157 passengers and crew from 35 nations, leaving a deep black crater and tiny scraps of particles. (Photograph by TONY KARUMBA / AFP)TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Photos

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A web page of a Boeing flight crew operations guide is seen on the scene of the Ethiopian Airways Flight ET 302 airplane crash, close to the city of Bishoftu, close to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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epa07434278 Rescue employees search the location for items of the wreckage of an Ethiopia Airways Boeing 737 Max Eight plane close to Bishoftu, Ethiopia, 13 March 2019. Ethiopian Airways flight ET 302 carrying 149 passengers and eight crew was en path to Nairobi, Kenya, when it crashed on 10 March 2019 by but undetermined purpose. All passengers and crew aboard died within the crash. The Boeing 737 Max Eight plane has come beneath scrutiny after related lethal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia inside a couple of months. A number of nations have banned the airplane kind from their airspace and plenty of airways have grounded their 737 Max Eight planes for security considerations after the Ethiopian Airways airplane crashed minutes after take-off on 10 March. EPA/STRINGER

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A grounded Boeing 737 MAX Eight passenger airplane of the Norwegian low-cost airline Norwegian is parked on the tarmac at Vantaa airport in Vantaa close to Helsinki, Finland on March 13, 2019. – Quite a few nations have banned Boeing’s 737 MAX Eight medium-haul workhorse jet from their airspace in response to the Ethiopian Airways crash that killed all 157 folks on board. (Photograph by Heikki Saukkomaa / Lehtikuva / AFP) / Finland OUTHEIKKI SAUKKOMAA/AFP/Getty Photos

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Rescue employees search the location for items of the wreckage of an Ethiopia Airways Boeing 737 MAX Eight plane close to Bishoftu, Ethiopia, 13 March 2019. Ethiopian Airways flight ET 302 carrying 149 passengers and eight crew was en path to Nairobi, Kenya, when it crashed on 10 March 2019 by but undetermined purpose. All passengers and crew aboard died within the crash. The Boeing 737 Max Eight plane has come beneath scrutiny after related lethal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia inside a couple of months. A number of nations have banned the airplane kind from their airspace and plenty of airways have grounded their 737 Max Eight planes for security considerations after the Ethiopian Airways airplane crashed minutes after take-off on 10 March. EPA/STRINGER

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A heap of particles from the wreckage of an Ethiopia Airways Boeing 737 MAX Eight plane are piled on the crash website close to Bishoftu, Ethiopia, 13 March 2019. Ethiopian Airways flight ET 302 carrying 149 passengers and eight crew was en path to Nairobi, Kenya, when it crashed on 10 March 2019 by but undetermined purpose. All passengers and crew aboard died within the crash. The Boeing 737 Max Eight plane has come beneath scrutiny after related lethal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia inside a couple of months. A number of nations have banned the airplane kind from their airspace and plenty of airways have grounded their 737 Max Eight planes for security considerations after the Ethiopian Airways airplane crashed minutes after take-off on 10 March. EPA/STR

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A crew working with an investigative workforce to clear the location after the Sunday crash of the Ethiopian Airways operated Boeing 737 MAX plane, carry particles at Hama Quntushele village within the Oromia area, on March 13, 2019. – A Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airways Boeing crashed minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa on March 10, killing all eight crew and 149 passengers on board, together with vacationers, enterprise travellers, and “at the very least a dozen” UN employees. Households of the victims have been taken to the distant website on March 13, 2019, the place the airplane smashed right into a subject with 157 passengers and crew from 35 nations, leaving a deep black crater and tiny scraps of particles. (Photograph by TONY KARUMBA / AFP)TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Photos

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FILE PHOTO: An American Airways Boeing 737 MAX 8, on a flight from Miami to New York Metropolis, is available in for touchdown at LaGuardia Airport in New York, U.S., March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photograph

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This image taken on March 11, 2019, exhibits particles of the crashed airplane of Ethiopia Airways, close to Bishoftu, a city some 60 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. – An Ethiopian Airways Boeing 737 crashed on March 10 morning en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi with 149 passengers and eight crew believed to be on board, Ethiopian Airways stated. (Photograph by Michael TEWELDE / AFP)MICHAEL TEWELDE/AFP/Getty Photos

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Relations mourn the victims on the crash website of the Ethiopian Airways operated Boeing 737 MAX plane, at Hama Quntushele village within the Oromia area, on March 13, 2019. – A Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airways Boeing crashed minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa on March 10, 2019, killing all eight crew and 149 passengers on board, together with vacationers, enterprise travellers, and “at the very least a dozen” UN employees. Households of the victims have been taken to the distant website on March 13, 2019, the place the airplane smashed right into a subject with 157 passengers and crew from 35 nations, leaving a deep black crater and tiny scraps of particles. (Photograph by TONY KARUMBA / AFP)TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Photos

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A web page of a Boeing flight crew operations guide is seen on the scene of the Ethiopian Airways Flight ET 302 airplane crash, close to the city of Bishoftu, close to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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epa07434278 Rescue employees search the location for items of the wreckage of an Ethiopia Airways Boeing 737 Max Eight plane close to Bishoftu, Ethiopia, 13 March 2019. Ethiopian Airways flight ET 302 carrying 149 passengers and eight crew was en path to Nairobi, Kenya, when it crashed on 10 March 2019 by but undetermined purpose. All passengers and crew aboard died within the crash. The Boeing 737 Max Eight plane has come beneath scrutiny after related lethal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia inside a couple of months. A number of nations have banned the airplane kind from their airspace and plenty of airways have grounded their 737 Max Eight planes for security considerations after the Ethiopian Airways airplane crashed minutes after take-off on 10 March. EPA/STRINGER

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A grounded Boeing 737 MAX Eight passenger airplane of the Norwegian low-cost airline Norwegian is parked on the tarmac at Vantaa airport in Vantaa close to Helsinki, Finland on March 13, 2019. – Quite a few nations have banned Boeing’s 737 MAX Eight medium-haul workhorse jet from their airspace in response to the Ethiopian Airways crash that killed all 157 folks on board. (Photograph by Heikki Saukkomaa / Lehtikuva / AFP) / Finland OUTHEIKKI SAUKKOMAA/AFP/Getty Photos

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Rescue employees search the location for items of the wreckage of an Ethiopia Airways Boeing 737 MAX Eight plane close to Bishoftu, Ethiopia, 13 March 2019. Ethiopian Airways flight ET 302 carrying 149 passengers and eight crew was en path to Nairobi, Kenya, when it crashed on 10 March 2019 by but undetermined purpose. All passengers and crew aboard died within the crash. The Boeing 737 Max Eight plane has come beneath scrutiny after related lethal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia inside a couple of months. A number of nations have banned the airplane kind from their airspace and plenty of airways have grounded their 737 Max Eight planes for security considerations after the Ethiopian Airways airplane crashed minutes after take-off on 10 March. EPA/STRINGER

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A heap of particles from the wreckage of an Ethiopia Airways Boeing 737 MAX Eight plane are piled on the crash website close to Bishoftu, Ethiopia, 13 March 2019. Ethiopian Airways flight ET 302 carrying 149 passengers and eight crew was en path to Nairobi, Kenya, when it crashed on 10 March 2019 by but undetermined purpose. All passengers and crew aboard died within the crash. The Boeing 737 Max Eight plane has come beneath scrutiny after related lethal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia inside a couple of months. A number of nations have banned the airplane kind from their airspace and plenty of airways have grounded their 737 Max Eight planes for security considerations after the Ethiopian Airways airplane crashed minutes after take-off on 10 March. EPA/STR

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A crew working with an investigative workforce to clear the location after the Sunday crash of the Ethiopian Airways operated Boeing 737 MAX plane, carry particles at Hama Quntushele village within the Oromia area, on March 13, 2019. – A Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airways Boeing crashed minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa on March 10, killing all eight crew and 149 passengers on board, together with vacationers, enterprise travellers, and “at the very least a dozen” UN employees. Households of the victims have been taken to the distant website on March 13, 2019, the place the airplane smashed right into a subject with 157 passengers and crew from 35 nations, leaving a deep black crater and tiny scraps of particles. (Photograph by TONY KARUMBA / AFP)TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Photos

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FILE PHOTO: An American Airways Boeing 737 MAX 8, on a flight from Miami to New York Metropolis, is available in for touchdown at LaGuardia Airport in New York, U.S., March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photograph

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A Boeing spokesman stated it the corporate was “conscious of the incident and supporting our clients”. 

Southwest Airways stated its pilots reported a efficiency concern with one of many engines shortly after takeoff. “The crew adopted protocol and safely landed again on the airport,” it stated.

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The FAA joined regulators world wide earlier this month in grounding the planes, produced in Seattle, following two crashes – Ethiopian Airways Flight 302 and final October’s crash of a Lion Air flight.

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The Ethiopian Airways crash earlier this month resulted within the deaths of all 157 passengers on board. In Indonesia, 189 folks misplaced their lives.

Investigators stated the 2 downing had “clear similarities”. They’re at present investigating the recently-introduced manoeuvring traits augmentation system (MCAS), which is designed to cease planes type stalling on take off.

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