Families of crash victims challenge Boeing settlement in US court


Boeing has admitted to having committed fraud in exchange for the Department of Justice dropping some of the proceedings against it over the deadly crashes of Lion Air in Indonesia and Ethiopian Airlines, which killed 346 people total and caused the MAX to be grounded globally for 20 months. – EPA pic, May 4, 2022.

THE families of victims of the two Boeing 737 MAX crashes in October 2018 and March 2019 asked a Texas judge yesterday to overturn a US$2.5-billion (RM 10.9 billion) settlement between the aircraft manufacturer and the US government. 

Under that agreement, Boeing admitted to having committed fraud in exchange for the Department of Justice dropping some of the proceedings against it over the deadly crashes of Lion Air in Indonesia and Ethiopian Airlines, which killed 346 people total and caused the MAX to be grounded globally for 20 months. 


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