· *A pilot urged Ethiopian Airlines managers for more training on the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in an effort to prevent a crash similar to that of the doomed Lion Air Flight 610 flight that killed all.. Business Insider - Published
· *Boeing will start including a safety feature customers previously had to pay for on all of its 737 Max aircraft, The New York Times reports.*
· *The feature, called a disagree light, will.. Business Insider - Published
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Indonesian investigators described the panic of pilots grappling with airspeed and altitude problems in the last moments of their doomed Lion Air flight,..
Boeing is weighing plans to launch a software upgrade for its 737 MAX in six to eight weeks that would help address a scenario faced by the Lion Air crew during the deadly crash in Indonesia, according..
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, investigators said that the Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea off Indonesia last month was not in airworthy condition on its second-to-last flight,..
· *Federal investigators are looking into how Boeing's 737 Max plane was certified to fly. *
· *The FBI is also joining the Department of Transportation's inquiry, The Seattle Times.. Business Insider - Published
New information has emerged about the crash late last year of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 jet in Indonesia that suggests the flight crew was ill prepared to deal with a new flight control system. CBS 2 - Published Also reported by •CBS News
Investigators who listened to the voice recording from the Lion Air crash described the sounds in the cockpit as the crew fought to take control of the Boeing 737 Max 8. Seattle Times - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
The Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 that crashed in October 2018 had had multiple failures on previous flights. The day before its final takeoff, it malfunctioned again. An off-duty pilot told the crew how.. Seattle Times - Published
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The officials summoned reporters Thursday to clarify comments made at a news conference the day before, where some media reported the investigators had said the plane was not airworthy when it took.. USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •SeattlePI.com •Seattle Times
Black box data show Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control of a Boeing jet as its automatic safety system repeatedly pushed the plane’s nose down, according to a draft of a preliminary report.. USATODAY.com - Published
The Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea off Indonesia earlier this week had experienced problems with the sensors used to calculate altitude and speed on its previous flight, an issue that.. Seattle Times - Published