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    Widespread cracks found on Southwest jet

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Evidence of widespread fuselage cracks and fatigue were found on a Southwest Airlines jet that made an emergency landing in Arizona with a hole in the cabin, a US safety investigator said.

    After inspection of all the airline's older model 737-300s, small subsurface fuselage cracks were also found on two Boeings, which may require repairs, Southwest said on Monday.

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports.