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Source: Reuters

U.S. Senate panel to first grill FAA, then Boeing after fatal crashes

Thursday 20:56 GMT

A U.S. Senate panel plans a hearing on March 27 on aviation safety after two fatal Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashes since October, and said it will also schedule a future hearing with Boeing and other manufacturers, officials said on Wednesday.

“In too many cases, FAA employees who rightly called for stricter compliance with safety standards and more rigorous design choices have been overruled by FAA management, often under corporate or political pressure,” he wrote.

2 Articles
Source: Reuters

U.S. Senate panel to first grill FAA, then Boeing after fatal crashes

Thursday 20:56 GMT

A U.S. Senate panel plans a hearing on March 27 on aviation safety after two fatal Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashes since October, and said it will also schedule a future hearing with Boeing and other manufacturers, officials said on Wednesday.

“In too many cases, FAA employees who rightly called for stricter compliance with safety standards and more rigorous design choices have been overruled by FAA management, often under corporate or political pressure,” he wrote.


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