Alaska Airlines flight returns to Seattle after plane plate breaks off

An Alaska Airlines flight to San Diego returned to Seattle on Monday due to “unusual shaking” on the left side of the plane shortly after departure.

The airline told FOX Business on Tuesday that the hood — part of the metal plates that cover the plane’s engine — On Alaska Airlines Flight 558 It broke off the plane when it landed at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

The plane landed safely and no one was hurt.

There were a total of 176 passengers and six crew members on board the flight and customers were rebooked for another flight to their destination.

A Boeing Co 737-9 aircraft during the Boeing Co ecoDemonstrator program tour at Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images/Getty Images)

More than 1,400 flights were delayed, canceled on Tuesday

“The Plane, Boeing 737-900ERis now temporarily out of service while our safety team investigates.”

Airplane pilots have over 32 years of combined flying experience.

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The tail of an Alaska Airlines plane. ((Sarah A. Miller/Idaho Statesman/News Tribune via Getty Images/Getty Images)

“that they, with our hostessShe handled the incident with great professionalism and care. We also greatly appreciated the patience of our guests during this event.”

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