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May 6, 2007

Boeing, Turkish Technic Turkish Technic adopted Boeing's Web-based Maintenance Performance Toolbox for use on Turkish Airlines' fleet of 14 Boeing 737 Classics and 41 737NGs. May 2, 2007

Kenya Airways Kenya Airways said on Saturday it had lost contact with a 737-800 passenger plane carrying 115 people on its way to the Kenyan capital Nairobi from Douala in Cameroon. The plane was carrying 106 passengers and nine crew, Kenya Airways Group Managing Director Titus Naikuni said. "We have no details at the moment as to what happened to our aircraft," Naikuni told a news conference. Earlier, the company said the control tower in Douala had received the last message from the aircraft immediately after takeoff. The plane had been due to land in the Kenyan capital at 6:15 a.m. The company said it had set up a crisis center to monitor events and a passenger information center at a local hotel. May 6, 2007

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