Boeing 737 MAX 8

A Thai Lion Air employee displays a ceremonial key to the company's newest plane, Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 jet.
Elaine Thompson/AP, file
March 22, 2019 - 6:24 am
(Associated Press) — Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia, killing everyone on board. The equipment, which had been offered as an option, alerts pilots of faulty...
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When the FAA announced it was grounding all Boeing 737 Max planes, the agency said it had identified similarities between last week's Ethiopian Airlines crash and the Lion Air crash in Indonesia six months earlier.
Fabien Muhire/CNN
March 20, 2019 - 6:36 am
By Ralph Ellis (CNN) — When the Federal Aviation Administration announced it was grounding all Boeing 737 Max planes , the agency said it had identified similarities between last week's Ethiopian Airlines crash and the Lion Air crash in Indonesia six months earlier. The Ethiopian Minister of...
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An engine on a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane.
Ted S. Warren/AP, file
March 18, 2019 - 4:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same day French aviation investigators concluded there were "clear similarities" in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 last week and a Lion Air jet...
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Students from Hama elementary school, who walked an hour and a half from their school in the surrounding area to pay their respects, stand next to floral tributes at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed
Mulugeta Ayene/AP Photo
March 15, 2019 - 11:49 am
By Elias Meseret and Mulugeta Ayene, Associated Press HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Analysis of the flight recorders of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane has begun, the airline said Friday, and The New York Times reported that the pilot requested permission "in a panicky voice" to return to the...
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Kristen Johanson
March 13, 2019 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump has grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft in the aftermath of Sunday's plane crash in Ethiopia. This should have minimal impact on travelers, but one expert is pointing the finger at the top of the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA...
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Ground crew chat near a Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane operated by Shanghai Airlines parked on tarmac at Hongqiao airport in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
AP Photo
March 12, 2019 - 8:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is facing mounting criticism for backing the airworthiness of Boeing's 737 Max jets as the number of countries that have grounded the aircraft grows in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash over the weekend. The rest of the world...
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Workers gather at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday, March 11, 2019.
Mulugeta Ayene/AP Photo
March 12, 2019 - 8:32 am
By Elias Meseret, Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — U.S. aviation experts on Tuesday joined the investigation into the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner that killed 157 people, as a growing number of airlines grounded the new Boeing plane involved in the crash. The Federal...
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Matt Vecere
Tim Jimenez
March 12, 2019 - 6:53 am
UPDATED 9:04 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the victims of the Ethiopia Airlines crash grew up at the Jersey Shore. READ: Ethiopian crash victims were aid workers, doctors, academics Matt Vecere was living in California, but home for him is Sea Isle City. He was one of the eight...
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A member of National Transportation Safety Committee holds the flight data recorder from the crashed Lion Air jet.
AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago
November 01, 2018 - 7:25 am
By Niniek Karmini and Andi Jatmiko, Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Divers recovered the crashed Lion Air jet's flight data recorder from the seafloor on Thursday, a crucial development in the investigation into what caused the 2-month-old plane to plunge into Indonesian seas earlier...
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