Indonesia crash revelations raise pressure on Ethiopia investigation
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 The world's biggest planemaker Boeing faced growing obstacles on Wednesday to returning its grounded 737 MAX fleet to the skies, while details emerged of an Indonesian crash with potential similarities to the Ethiopian disaster.
World's biggest planemaker Boeing faces escalating pressure after Ethiopia pointed out similarities between its crash and one in Indonesia last year, focusing on the safety of software installed on the 737 MAX planes. Francis Maguire reports.
According to Reuters, a preliminary accident report said that faulty sensor readings and multiple automatic commands to push down the nose of a Boeing plane contributed to last month’s fatal crash in..
Ethiopian investigators cannot yet say whether there is a structural problem with the Boeing 737 MAX and the investigation could take up to a year, the head of the investigation Amdye Ayalew Fanta said..
Reuters reports Boeing anti-stall software on a doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet re-engaged as many as four times after the crew initially turned it off due to suspect data from an airflow sensor. It was..