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Airlines pulled dozens of Boeing 737 Max jets out of service for inspections after the aircraft maker told them about a possible electrical problem, the latest setback for plane. Boeing said Friday that the issue affected planes used by 16 airlines, and that it recommended inspections before the planes fly again. The Max was grounded worldwide in March 2019 after two crashes killed 346 people. Regulators in the US, Europe, Canada and Brazil cleared the plane to resume flying in recent months after Boeing changed an automated flight-control system that played a role in the crashes. Boeing said Friday that the electrical issue was unrelated to the flight-control system. It did not say how many planes are affected or how long it will take for inspections and, if necessary, repairs. Southwest Airlines, which began flying the Max again last month, said it removed 30 of its 58 Max jets from its schedule to inspect them. Southwest spokesman Brian Parrish said the airline has not experienced any known problems related to the electrical issue. A Boeing 737 Max flown by Southwest sits on a tarmac.Getty Images Southwest has a fleet of more than 700 Boeing 737s, most of them older models