When Paul Njoroge gets on an airplane, he becomes fixated on the first few minutes after takeoff.
"I have to look at my watch and see when I reach the 6-minute mark," Njoroge says. That is the length of time that a Boeing 737 Max carrying his wife, three young children and mother-in-law was airborne before plunging back to Earth in a field in Ethiopia, killing everyone on board.
"I think about my family every minute of my life," he says. "When I'm flying, I cannot even dare to sleep because I'm thinking about them. I dread going back into a plane."
Still, Njoroge (ja-ROW-ga) will fly to Washington to testify Wednesday before a...