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Investigators expected to blame Lion Air crash on 737 MAX design, US oversight

September 25, 2019

In what could amount to a landmark determination, Indonesian investigators are expected to say design and US “oversight lapses” played a role in a 737 MAX crash.

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Boeing update: Lion Air Crash families pressured into no-suit deal, while doomed jets lacked ‘optional’ safety features

March 22, 2019

We weren’t aware that some flight safety features were ‘optional’, but now that we are, we’ve suddenly developed a phobia of flying.

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Ethiopian Airlines black box shows similarities to Lion Air crash

March 18, 2019

As French aviation authorities analyse the flight data recorders, Boeing is finalising a software update it hopes will fix problems surrounding its 737 MAX 8.

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Lion Air crash: black box voice recorder finally found

January 15, 2019

The new discovery should help investigators finish piecing together what went wrong on the doomed flight which killed 189 people when it plunged into the sea.

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Investigators say Lion Air plane was not airworthy prior to crash

November 29, 2018

Indonesian investigators have released a preliminary report into the crash revealing fresh details about the pilot’s final efforts to save the doomed flight.

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Lion Air passengers’ families sue Boeing over aircraft sensors

November 28, 2018

The grieving families of those killed when a Lion Air flight plunged into the sea last month are suing Boeing over an alleged fault with the jet’s design.

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Boeing CEO hits back at criticism over Lion Air crash

November 21, 2018

The planemaker has been accused of intentionally withholding information about a new anti-stall feature in its 737 Max Jetliner, the same aircraft involved in last month’s Lion Air tragedy.

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Lion Air update: Silkair confirms it will stick to Boeing’s advice

November 9, 2018

Singapore Airlines regional carrier SilkAir, which is currently the only airline operating the aircraft in Australia, has confirmed it will stick to Boeing’s safety advice.

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Urgent warning issued for Boeing aircraft as Lion Air crash details revealed

November 8, 2018

A crucial sensor was replaced in the doomed aircraft the day before it plunged into the sea killing almost 200 people.

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Diver dies as more tragedy unfolds for doomed Lion Air flight

November 5, 2018

Meanwhile, the search continues for the aircraft’s second black box and main fuselage, as authorities uncover data from the flight recorder.

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