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Qantas checking Boeing 737s after cracks discovered

The airline is inspecting of 33 of its Boeing 737 aircraft after global concerns about cracks on some 737 aircraft that had completed more than 30,000 take-offs and landings.

Qantas said none of its planes had completed that many flights, but it had found cracking in one of its planes during a routine maintenance check.

It said it would inspect 33 of its fleet by the end of the week.