News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports.
The Ethiopian carrier refutes a report suggesting the pilots did not receive sufficient training.
The Accident Investigation Bureau in Addis Ababa has agreed to “expedite” the preliminary report into Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.
Department of Transportation head Elaine Chao orders a formal audit of the certification process for the Boeing 737 Max 8.
CEO Muilenburg promises the release of a 737 Max software update “soon.”
French investigators have extracted virtually all the data from Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302’s FDR, CVR.
Authorities transported the Ethiopian Airlines recorders from Addis Ababa to Paris for investigation on the request of the Ethiopian CAA.
The FAA stood as the last authority in the world to allow the model’s operation into and over its territory.
U.S. Federal Aviation Administration still sees “no basis” for grounding the 737 Max.
In a March 12 update, the NTSB noted the Boeing 767-300 Freighter appears to have encountered turbulence before entering a steep dive into a coastal bay.
The European safety agency joins China and several other jurisdictions as groundings of the Max mount.