CEO DISCLOSES CAUSE OF ETHIOPIAN AIRLINE CRASH

Written by on March 25, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Tewolde GebreMariam, says an anti-stall system may have caused the fatal October jet crash in Indonesia as well as the crash of one of their carriers that killed all 157 people onboard.

GebreMariam, said the anti-stalling system specific to the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft was in their opinion, activated on the fatal March 10 crash of Flight ET 302 minutes into its journey to Nairobi.

Investigators in that case also say the MCAS automated anti-stalling system is designed to point the nose of the 737 MAX 8 downward if it is in danger of stalling, or losing lift.

Meanwhile, airline giants, Boeing is expected to unveil a patch to the MCAS system, with the aim of getting the model back in the air.


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