Peter DeFazio

Pilot complaints about 737 Max raise questions about Boeing's response after Indonesia crash

Pilot complaints about 737 Max raise questions about Boeing's response after Indonesia crash

Boeing executives sat down last November with pilots at the Allied Pilots Association's low-slung brick headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.

Tensions were running high. One of Boeing's new jets — hailed by the company as an even more reliable version of Boeing's stalwart 737 — had crashed into the ocean off Indonesia shortly after takeoff, killing all 189 people on board the flight operated by Lion Air.

After the crash, Boeing issued a bulletin disclosing that this line of planes, known as the 737 Max 8, was equipped with a new type of...

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