The iPhone that fell from the Boeing 737 has been found: working after a 5,000 meter flight


By John

The door of the Alaskan Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 that came loose six minutes after takeoff from Portland Airport was found in an unsuspecting citizen’s backyard, along with two smartphones.

The Boeing 737 Max 9 made a safe emergency landing on January 5 after an external section of the plane collapsed at nearly 15,000 feet. None of the 177 people on board were seriously injured in the accident, but many objects and debris flew away, including a seat cushion immediately next to the fuselage section, which fortunately was unoccupied.

One of the key missing elements, the tailgate, was found by a school teacher named Bob, said Jennifer Homendy, chair of the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), quoted by the BBC.

The discovery came after NTSB officials asked the public for help in finding the door, a 50-pound piece of fuselage with a porthole, used as an emergency exit. Based on radar data, it was believed he may have ended up around Barnes Road, near Oregon-217 and the Cedar Hills neighborhood.

Taking a walk near Barnes Road, Seanathan Bates also found the mobile phone that fell from the Boeing, intact and functional after a 5,000 meter fall, in a bush on the side of the road. Bates posted photos of finding the iPhone on the