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Lion Air: Some are looking where to place the blame, others wonder if their pilot can fly their plane

The pilot and co-pilot of the 737 MAX 8 were more than experienced, with around 11,000 flying hours between them. The weather conditions were not an issue and the flight was routine. So what caused that plane to crash into ...

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Lion Air victim’s family files suit against Boeing

The lawsuit, filed Thursday in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, where Boeing is headquartered, centers on a new safety feature that can cause the 737 Max 8 aircraft to “auto-dive” in certain situations. The suit alleges this is ...

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Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim’s family over aircraft design

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Investigators examine one of the engines from the doomed Lion Air flight JT 610 The family of a passenger killed when a Lion Air flight crashed into the sea near Indonesia are suing Boeing over ...

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Boeing: Lion Air, US pilots say firm withheld info on plane model that crashed

A top Lion Air official told CNN that the manual for Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 — the model that crashed into the Java Sea last month, killing all 189 on board — did not include a warning about a critical ...

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Lion cub found in Lamborghini by Paris police

Image copyright AFP Image caption The female cub is said to be named “Putin” Police officers patrolling Paris’s Champs-Élysées received reports of a lion cub in a luxury car. On stopping the green Lamborghini, officers discovered the driver taking pictures ...

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Lion Air plane crash: At doomed flight’s helm, pilots may have been overwhelmed in seconds

JAKARTA, Indonesia: The final moments of Lion Air Flight 610 + as it hurtled soon after dawn from a calm Indonesian sky into the waters of the Java Sea would have been terrifying but swift. The single-aisle Boeing aircraft, assembled ...

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After deadly Lion Air crash, new focus on torrid industry growth in Indonesia

JAKARTA: In April 2013, a Lion Air Boeing 737 missed the runway on the Indonesian resort island of Bali in bad weather and plowed into the sea, cracking its fuselage open on the rocks. All 108 on board survived. But ...

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Lion Air crash fallout: DGCA alerts Boeing 737 Max pilots on malfunction issues

NEW DELHI: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) + has asked Indian carriers using the Boeing 737 Max — Jet Airways and SpiceJet — to take corrective action on these planes facing a malfunction that could lead to a ...

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Boeing issues operational manual to airlines following Lion Air crash

In a statement on Tuesday, the airline manufacturer said it had issued an “Operations Manual Bulletin” advising airline operators how to address erroneous cockpit readings. A spokesperson for Boeing wouldn’t disclose to CNN whether the directive was issued to operators ...

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Lion Air crash: Jet had airspeed problems on final four flights

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDivers find Lion Air plane ‘black box’ A passenger jet that crashed into the sea near Indonesia last week had an airspeed indicator problem on its final four flights, officials say. The ...

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