Month: March 2019

The Wall Street Journal: The final minutes of Ethiopian Airlines’ doomed Boeing 737 MAX

Posted on March 29, 2019

New details paint a picture of a catastrophic failure that quickly overwhelmed the flight crew By Matina Stevis-Gridneff and Yonathan Menkir Kassa March 29, 2019 12:18 p.m. ET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—It took less than six minutes to deepen one of the gravest crises in the history of Boeing Co. At 8:37 a.m. on March 10, Captain […]

BBC News: Boeing Ethiopia crash probe ‘finds anti-stall device activated’

Posted on March 29, 2019

Officials probing the crash in Ethiopia of a Boeing 737 Max have preliminarily concluded that a flight-control feature automatically activated before it crashed, the Wall Street Journal says. The newspaper, citing unnamed sources, says the findings were relayed on Thursday at a briefing at the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The flight-control feature is meant to […]

Bloomberg: Boeing sued over Ethiopia crash as plane orders in Asia waver

Posted on March 29, 2019

By Peter Blumberg and Janan Hanna March 28, 2019, 3:15 PM EDT | Updated on March 28, 2019, 9:21 PM EDT Boeing Co. was sued on behalf of a passenger killed in this month’s 737 Max plane crash in Ethiopia and orders for the troubled aircraft wavered in Asia, deepening the planemaker’s legal and financial woes. Chicago-based Boeing […]

Law360: Victim’s family sues Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

Posted on March 28, 2019

By Emily Field Law360 (March 28, 2019, 7:48 PM EDT) — The children of a man who died in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash hit Boeing with a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday that appears to be the first suit filed over the March 10 disaster. In the suit filed in Illinois federal court, the […]

Reuters: U.S. lawsuit filed against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

Posted on March 28, 2019

BUSINESS NEWS MARCH 28, 2019 / 3:14 PM (Reuters) – A lawsuit against Boeing Co was filed in U.S. federal court on Thursday in what appeared to be the first suit over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash that killed 157 people. The lawsuit was filed in Chicago federal court by the family […]

Washington Post: Family of United Nations worker killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash sues Boeing

Posted on March 28, 2019

By Luz Lazo March 28 at 8:24 PM Boeing was sued Thursday in what may be the first U.S. claim tied to the crash of one of its 737 Max 8 jets in Ethi­o­pia this month. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Chicago, where Boeing is headquartered, on behalf of Huguette Debets. Debets is […]

The Wall Street Journal: Prosecutors in 737 MAX probe focus on Boeing disclosures to regulators, customers

Posted on March 22, 2019

Scrutiny is part of broader investigation into how the jetliner was developed and certified By Andy Pasztor, Andrew Tangel and Aruna Viswanatha March 22, 2019 7:33 p.m. ET Federal investigators are looking into whether Boeing Co. BA +1.73% provided incomplete or misleading information about the 737 MAX aircraft to U.S. air-safety regulators and customers, people familiar with the matter said. The focus […] Boeing sued by families of victims of 737 MAX crashes (billions of dollars at stake as a big order Is canceled)

Posted on March 22, 2019

Southwest Airlines has 34 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes. American has 24 and United 14. They’re all grounded until further notice. By Peter Economy The Leadership Guy @bizzwriter After two of its 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashed — Lion Air Flight 610 on October 29, 2018, and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 10, 2019 — killing […]

Washington Post: More families sue Boeing over Lion Air crash, citing defective design and ‘inadequate safety warnings’

Posted on March 21, 2019

By Luz Lazo March 21 Lawsuits continue to pile up against Chicago-based Boeing from families of passengers killed in a Lion Air crash in October, alleging the manufacturer failed to warn pilots and airlines about a flight-control problem on the 737 Max 8 aircraft involved in the deadly crash off the coast of Indonesia, and another […]

Advocaat Nederlandse nabestaande: ‘Boeing heeft 737 Max nooit goed getest’

Posted on March 02, 2019

02 April 2019 21:40 Aangepast: 02 april 2019 21:59 Volgens de advocaat van de Nederlands-Rwandese vrouw Huguette Debets is Boeing volledig verantwoordelijk voor de crash met de Boeing 737 Max van Ethiopian Airlines vorige maand. Hij denkt dat de 35-jarige Huguette een sterke zaak heeft en dat Boeing geen poot heeft om op te staan. […]