Originally Posted by doughboyea
Thats sad... there's a reason why these planes are retired. It's called metal fatigue. Through so many cycles of stresses, aluminum (a very weak metal in this reguard) weakens so much so that it'll break. ie, take paperclip and wiggle it till it breaks. You cheap out on planes buying used, and you get accidents.
Very true. Well what to expect from a low cost carrier.
Cheap tickets= poor service and old aeroplanes.