Digital Media Center
Bryant-Denny Stadium, Gate 61
920 Paul Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0370
(800) 654-4262

© 2024 Alabama Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Grounded Planes Have Mechanics Under the Gun

Travelers aren't the only ones suffering after American Airlines cancelled thousands of flights for safety checks. The mechanics trying to fix the planes are under a tremendous amount of pressure.

Host Alex Cohen speaks with Steve MacFarlane, a former mechanic and National Director of the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association.

Copyright 2023 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

News from Alabama Public Radio is a public service in association with the University of Alabama. We depend on your help to keep our programming on the air and online. Please consider supporting the news you rely on with a donation today. Every contribution, no matter the size, propels our vital coverage. Thank you.