New Audio Reveals Pilots Confronting Boeing About 737 Max Features Linked To Deadly CrashesLess than a month after a 737 Max crashed off the coast of Indonesia, airline pilots confronted a Boeing executive about new features on the plane that might have been factors in two deadly crashes.
Boeing Didn't Tell Airlines Or Feds That Key Safety Alert On 737 Max Didn't Work Without Extra Optional FeatureBoeing said Sunday that it discovered after airlines had been flying its 737 Max plane for several months that a safety alert in the cockpit was not working as intended, yet it didn't disclose that fact to airlines or federal regulators until after one of the planes crashed.
Facing Angry Shareholders, Boeing CEO Says 737 Max Software Fix Nearly CompleteResisting calls from some shareholders to resign over the 737 Max scandal, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said he’s focused on safety as the company continues working on a software fix for the grounded planes, after two fatal crashes resulted in more than 300 deaths.
Boeing Begins Tests Of Software Update To 737 Max JetsBoeing has begun software update testing on dozens of 737 Max jets to make sure the planes are safe to fly, after the entire fleet was grounded because of two fatal crashes in five months.
Boeing Shareholder Lawsuit Accuses Company Of Misleading Investors About 737 Max JetsA Boeing shareholder is suing the aerospace giant, claiming the company defrauded investors by not disclosing the safety issues of its now-grounded 737 Max aircraft.
Ethiopian Plane Crash Report Finds Pilots Followed Boeing Guidance, But Couldn't Control Doomed 737 MaxEthiopian Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges said the 737 Max anti-stall system needs to be reviewed by Boeing and aviation authorities before the plane is back in the air.
Congress To Investigate FAA Approval Of Boeing 737 Max AircraftThe development comes as preliminary evidence shows striking similarities between two deadly crashes involving 737 Max aircraft in the past six months.
Boeing's Stock Continues Steep Slide As More Nations Ban 737 MAX 8 PlanesBoeing's stock fell sharply for a second straight day as more nations and airlines grounded the company's 737 MAX 8 planes.
United Kingdom, Germany, Join List Of Nations Grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes After Two Deadly CrashesThe United Kingdom and at least five other nations have halted flights of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes in their airspace, following two deadly crashes involving the aircraft in the past six months.
Antoine Lewis, U.S. Army Captain From Matteson, Killed In Ethiopian Airlines CrashA U.S. Army captain from south suburban Matteson was among the 157 people killed in a plane crash in Ethiopia on Sunday.
Boeing Stock Falls Sharply As Crisis Mounts Over 737 MAX CrashesThe sharp selloff is a sign that Chicago-based Boeing has a serious crisis on its hands. Almost three-quarters of Boeing's 2018 deliveries were 737 planes. And Boeing plans to build 59 new 737s each month in 2019.
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes Minutes After Takeoff, Killing All 157 On BoardThe airline said said 149 passengers and eight crew members were thought to be on the plane. Kenyans, Canadians, Chinese, Americans, Ethiopians, Italians, French, British, Egyptians, Indians, Slovakians and others were among the dead, said the airline's CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam.
First Boeing 787 Makes Flight Since Grounding Over Battery ProblemsA Boeing 787 operated by Ethiopian Airlines flew from Ethiopia to Kenya's capital Saturday, the first commercial flight since air safety authorities grounded the Dreamliners after incidents with smoldering batteries on two different planes in January.