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Chapter : FAA Orders Grounding of MAX Jet; Ethiopia Releases Crash Report : March 13 and April 4, 2019
FAA Orders Grounding of MAX Jet; Ethiopia Releases Crash Report : March 13 and April 4, 2019
More than 150 people were killed on March 10, 2019, when Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed into a field minutes after takeoff. It was the second deadly accident in five months to involve a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, raising significant questions about the plane’s safety and prompting many international aviation authorities to ground it, including the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). A preliminary investigation report released by Ethiopian officials identified a faulty sensor and a feature of the aircraft’s automated flight system as the likely cause of the crash.
Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 ...