Boeing held an event to celebrate the production of the 10,000th 737 jetliner. The Southwest airplane was displayed at the Renton plant on March 13. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Boeing held an event to celebrate the production of the 10,000th 737 jetliner. The Southwest airplane was displayed at the Renton plant on March 13. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Celebrating the 10,000th 737

Boeing has reached a significant milestone — its 10,000th 737 jetliner. Hundreds of Boeing employees gathered at the 737 plant in Renton on March 13 to celebrate the milestone MAX 8 airplane that will go to Southwest Airlines at the end of the month. To commemorate the event, officials at Southwest Airlines presented a $10,000 check to Boeing’s community fund.

Ahron Goins, supply chain analyst at Boeing, poses in front of the 10,000th 737 airplane. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Ahron Goins, supply chain analyst at Boeing, poses in front of the 10,000th 737 airplane. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Kim Burton, left, and Denise Caldwell, right, pose in front of the 10,000th 737 airplane. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Kim Burton, left, and Denise Caldwell, right, pose in front of the 10,000th 737 airplane. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Hundreds of employees gather to celebrate the 10,000th 737 jetliner on March 13. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Hundreds of employees gather to celebrate the 10,000th 737 jetliner on March 13. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Hundreds of employees gather to celebrate the 10,000th 737 jetliner on March 13. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

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