Nippon Cargo B748 at Tokyo on Mar 18th 2018, dropped panels in flight
Last Update: March 20, 2018 / 20:37:37 GMT/Zulu time
The airline reported that two days earlier it had been discovered that a panel was missing from another B748, see Incident: Nippon Cargo B748 at Tokyo on Mar 16th 2018, dropped panel in flight, and initiated an inspection of all other same size aircraft. As result of the inspection of JA11KZ two panels (plastics, 0.05 by 0.013m, 0.005kg as well as plastics, 0.09 by 0.02m, 0.01kg) were found missing from the #2 engine cowl (GEnx, inboard left hand engine), in addition a screw was missing from the #3 engine (inboard right hand) cowl.
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