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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg accepts blame for two plane crashes and says the 737 MAX will be among the safest airplanes ever to fly

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We at Boeing are sorry for the lives lost in the recent 737 MAX accidents. These tragedies continue to weigh heavily on our hearts and minds, and we extend our sympathies to the loved ones of the passengers and crew on board Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. All of us feel the immense gravity of these events across our company and recognize the devastation of the families and friends of the loved ones who perished. (www.airlive.net) More...

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siriusloon
siriusloon 5
He didn't actually say they take full responsibility for what happened. He danced around it in a carefully-worded statement that must have been drafted and checked and re-checked by an army of liability lawyers. One thing you can be sure of is that those lawyers are fanning out across the globe trying to get families of the passengers and crew to accept settlements and agree not to sue.

If you own stock in Boeing, good luck trying to unload it.
KobeHunte
Kobe Hunte 3
already posted yesterday fyi..
Michel0
Michel B. 2
if the 737-max can't fly without the MCAS it will never be the safest aircraft to fly. It will be the most dangerous aircraft to fly because it can't fly without that technology. You want to have a safe aircraft don't put oversized engines on something that ain't made for it.
bobkeeping
Bob Keeping 1
Good point - but you could say the same thing about any control surface - it it needs a rudder it ain't safe. Fly by wire engineering has advanced aeronautics considerably - look at the recent space-x launch / recovery for example
Michel0
Michel B. 1
in contrary of all the others aircrafts, the 737max (out of power) would probably doesn't glide enough to save lifes. They will need to show it somehow to prove that the plane is safe enough.

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