Two Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed all 346 passengers and crew aboard were the "horrific culmination" of failures by the planemaker and the Federal Aviation Administration, a U.S. House panel concluded after an 18-month investigation.
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A U.S. House committee report said the crashes were not the result of a single factor … but rather, what it called the “horrific culmination of a series of faulty technical assumptions by Boeing’s engineers, a lack of transparency on the part of Boeing’s management, and grossly insufficient oversight by the FAA.” Specifically it said Boeing made faulty design and performance assumptions regarding its key safety system called MCAS.
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Federal Aviation Administration Chief Steve Dickson conducted a nearly two-hour evaluation flight at the controls of a Boeing 737 MAX on Wednesday, saying after that he liked what he saw, but there is more to be done following a ban after fatal crashes.
FAA chief Steve Dickson will take the controls of a Boeing 737 MAX on Wednesday, testing upgrades that the planemaker says should prevent a repeat of the two fatal crashes that saw the jet grounded. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
On Wednesday, the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released a 245-page report about the deadly Boeing MAX jet crashes. The two plane crashes in 2018 and 2019 weren’t a result of one single issue. They were caused by the failures of Boeing staff, Boeing management, and the Federal Aviation Administration. "A series of faulty technical assumptions by Boeing’s engineers, a lack of transparency on the part of Boeing’s management, and grossly insufficient oversight by the FAA.
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