Congressional report blames Boeing, FAA for MAX crashes

A US congressional investigation has identified Boeing's decision to rush out the 737 MAX aircraft and the FAA's oversight failure as main contributing factors that led to the crash of two planes, which killed 346 people. – EPA pic, September 16, 2020.

CONGRESSIONAL investigators blamed two deadly Boeing 737 MAX crashes on “repeated and serious failures” by Boeing and air safety regulators, according to a report released today.

The 239-page report released by congressional Democrats flagged numerous failings, including pressure in Boeing to rush the MAX out in order to compete with an Airbus plane, a “culture of concealment” in which the plane maker withheld key information from regulators and undue influence by the company on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) higher-ups that marred oversight.

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