Boeing 737 MAX 8

Boeing CEO defends fundamental safety of 737 MAX, says sorry for deaths in Ethiopian crash

The statements came hours after Ethiopian officials said pilots of a doomed plane had followed the company's recommended procedures prior to a crash that left 157 people dead.

published on : 5th April 2019

Captain Bhavye Suneja's wife wanted Boeing 737 Max 8 jets grounded, no one listened

Sethi said that she made the above request numerous times, since the October 29 crash near Jakarta which claimed 189 lives, including Suneja.

published on : 1st April 2019

Investigators believe anti-stall system activated in Ethiophia crash: Report

The findings were based on flight recorder data and represented the strongest indication yet that the system, known as MCAS, malfunctioned in both the Ethiopian Airlines crash and the Lion Air crash.

published on : 29th March 2019

Ethiopian Airlines 'believes in' Boeing despite crash: CEO 

Flight ET 302 crashed on March 10 just minutes into its flight to Nairobi.

published on : 25th March 2019

FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max 8 jets next week

The company is tweaking the system designed to prevent an aerodynamic stall if sensors detect that the plane's nose is pointed too high.

published on : 25th March 2019

Fix to Boeing 737 MAX 8 anti-stall software is ready: Sources

The accidents on Lion Air in Indonesia and Ethiopian Airlines, which killed 346 people between them, have raised major concerns about the safety certification of the 737 MAX 8 model.

published on : 24th March 2019

Pilot who hitched a ride saved Lion Air 737 Max 8 day before deadly crash

That extra pilot, who was seated in the cockpit jumpseat, correctly diagnosed the problem and told the crew how to disable a malfunctioning flight-control system and save the plane.

published on : 20th March 2019

Boeing finalising anti-stall update on its 737 Max 8 after Ethiopia crash

Industry sources caution that the MCAS upgrade does not point to a cause of the Ethiopian crash, something Muilenburg's statement also indicated.

published on : 18th March 2019

Black Box shows similarities between Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes involving Boeing 737 Max 8

The Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed March 10 minutes after it took off from Ethiopia’s capital, killing all 157 people on board.

published on : 18th March 2019

Identifying Ethiopia crash victims may take six months: airline

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 plummeted into a field minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa bound for Nairobi last Sunday, killing all on board.

published on : 16th March 2019

Boeing 737 Max 8 crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia raise tough questions

There are other similarities that alarmed airlines and regulators and stirred public opinion, leading to the grounding of the 737 Max fleet of more than 350 planes.

published on : 16th March 2019

Jackscrew found at Boeing 737 crash site hints jet was configured to dive 

The evidence helped persuade U.S. regulators to ground the model, said the person, who requested anonymity to discuss the inquiry.

published on : 16th March 2019

FAA's close ties to Boeing questioned after two deadly 737 Max 8 crashes

The FAA's oversight duties are coming under greater scrutiny after deadly crashes involving Boeing 737 Max jets operated by airlines in Ethiopia and Indonesia, killing a total of 346 people.

published on : 15th March 2019

Piece found at Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max 8 crash site shows jet was set to dive

The so-called jackscrew, used to set the trim that raises and lowers the plane’s nose, indicates the jet was configured to dive, based on a preliminary review.

published on : 15th March 2019

Prove your 737 Max 8 jets are safe to fly, regulators challenge Boeing

Boeing executives announced that they had paused delivery of the Max, although the company planned to continue building the jets while it weighs the effect of the grounding on production.

published on : 15th March 2019
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