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Boeing Finally Admits Software to Blame for 737 MAX Crashes

We at Boeing are sorry for the lives lost in the recent 737 accidents and are relentlessly focused on safety to ensure tragedies like this never happen again.

Boeing says ‘sorry for the lives lost’. If you’re thinking maybe Boeing didn’t know 737 pilots were having problems with Max 8s going into nose dives for no apparent reason, think again.

BY RT.COM

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said “it’s apparent” that the 737 MAX 8’s MCAS maneuvering system contributed to two fatal air accidents. Investigators had long suspected the system’s role in the disasters. Continue reading Boeing Finally Admits Software to Blame for 737 MAX Crashes

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 En Route to Nairobi Crashes, Killing 157 on Board

All 157 people on an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 died when the plane went down shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa. Victims were from 33 nationalities. (Photo: Brandon Faris)

BY AL JAZEERA NEWS

None of the 157 people on board an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday morning en route to Nairobi from Addis Ababa has survived, the airline said.

Thirty-three nationalities were on board flight ET 302, which crashed near the town of Bishoftu, about 50km southeast of the Ethiopian capital, the state broadcaster reported. Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 En Route to Nairobi Crashes, Killing 157 on Board