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At the crash site of Boeing 737 MAX 8 in the airline Ethiopian Airlines in Ethiopia have discovered an unusual chip. About it reports Reuters, citing two sources.
According to them, the investigators found a piece of the stabilizer part of the tail plane. As it turned out, the trimmer it was in an unusual position, and it was similar to the one that had crashed in the fall of 2018 of the Boeing company Lion Air. It is noted that the position of the trimmer horizontal stabilizer can help to determine the “pecking” whether the plane’s nose before the crash.
The Agency says that previously, the Federal aviation administration of the USA pointed out that the new crash data in Ethiopia suggests some similarities between the two crashes. Details of the office does not.
March 15, experts in France have begun to explore the black boxes of the crashed in Africa, Boeing 737 MAX 8. The country also came from a group of investigators from Ethiopia.
Earlier it became known that Boeing has suspended deliveries of the aircraft model 737 MAX. It was also reported that from October 2017 pilots around the world have registered 23 cases of problems with these aircraft.
Over the past six months there have been recorded two plane crashes involving Boeing 737 MAX. The last crash occurred on 10 March in Ethiopia. All 157 people on Board were killed. Among victims — citizens of 33 countries, including three Russians.
Another airliner crashed in Indonesia on 29 October 2018. The plane crashed 13 minutes after takeoff, killing 189 people. It was reported that after takeoff from the system began to receive different rates of speed, and then occurred one of the sensors of the angle of the nose of the ship, the pilot lost control.
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