Flying soon? Airlines given 6 years to correct issue that could send plane out of control

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WASHINGTON – Flying soon? The Federal Aviation Administration is now ordering safety checks on more than 400 Boeing 767 jets.

Officials said they are checking for a potential danger in the movable tail sections of the planes.

The tail sections can jam and potentially cause pilots to lose control of the aircraft.

The safety order goes into effect March 3.

The Federal Register said airlines have six years to address the problem.

Officials said it’s unlikely any airlines will cancel flights because of these checks.