Boeing, FAA employees told to retain 737 Max jet certification documents

Credit: CBS News- Published on March 18, 2019
Boeing's pilot training is under scrutiny, as investigators analyze data from the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people. CBS News has learned U.S. pilots were given initial training of 56 minutes on an iPad about the differences between new Boeing Max planes and older 737s. New evidence shows similarities between the...
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Published on March 21, 2019 -  01:23
US Justice Department Intensifies Boeing Investigation Over 737 Crashes
US Justice Department Intensifies Boeing Investigation Over 737 Crashes According to CNN, subpoenas are being sent out over the aircraft's certification. The incidents occurred in Ethiopia and Indonesia and have left over 250 people dead. Sources say the department will look into how Boeing originally marketed the plane to the Federal Aviation Administration. Multiple reports of pilots complaining about the aircraft's controls have now been revealed. In one report to the FAA, the 737 Max moved on its own when autopilot was switched on after takeoff. Investigators have since linked this issue to the Indonesia crash last October. After the second incident in Ethiopia, Boeing executives insisted that the plane was still safe to fly. The 737 has since been grounded worldwide, but production on them has continued. Boeing says it will release a software upgrade in April that will fix any current safety issues.

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