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Boeing 737 MAX flight control system key factor in Lion Air crash

Jakarta, Indonesia | AFP | Mechanical and design problems with a Boeing 737 MAX flight control system were key factors in the crash of a Lion Air jet last year, Indonesian investigators told victims’ families in a briefing on their findings Wednesday. But some grieving relatives expressed anger that investigators were …

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Aviation experts blast FAA over 737 MAX redesign approval: report

Washington, United States | AFP | US aviation regulators came in for heavy criticism on Friday over lapses in certifying the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, which has been grounded following two crashes that killed 346 people. The report, authored by a team of international aviation regulators, said the US Federal Aviation …

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Ethiopian Airlines rejects ‘pilot error’ claim in US

London, United Kingdom | AFP | A US politician who blamed pilot error for contributing to the deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max flown by Ethiopian Airlines was “seriously misinformed”, the carrier’s boss has said. Republican Sam Graves told a House of Representatives hearing last month that “facts” in investigations …

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FAA sets multi-nation review of Boeing’s troubled Max planes

Washington, United States | AFP | The US Federal Aviation Administration is planning what it calls a comprehensive multi-nation review of the control systems of the Boeing 737 Max airliner to include experts from nine civil aviation authorities. The review is to begin April 29 and is expected to take 90 days, the FAA announced …

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