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Eric Lindblad, head of development Boeing 737, resigned after one year in this position. On 11 June, according to Bloomberg.
That the most profitable for Boeing will change the Manager, we learned from corporate newsletters received by employees. Care 57-year-old Lindblad is associated with two plane crashes of the Boeing 737 Max.
It will be replaced by 34-year-old mark Jenkins, previously led the development of a new aircraft model. Its release is currently under question, and Jenkins will return to the market idle “Boeing” at the moment around the world involved in more than 500 ready to fly aircraft, including 150 only made, but not used cars.
23 June it was reported that more than 400 civil aviation pilots filed a class action lawsuit against Boeing for damages. The amount they require to pay millions of dollars.
In November 2018, it was reported that in some versions of the Boeing 737 Max has a defect, because of which ships can fall into a dive. It was stated that when an emergency situation incorrectly triggered, helping to avoid dangerous scoring nose.
Over the past six months there have been recorded two plane crashes involving Boeing 737 Max, they killed 346 people. The last crash happened on March 10 in Ethiopia: the plane crashed six minutes after taking off from the airport of Addis Ababa. All 157 people on Board were killed. Among victims — citizens of 33 countries, including three Russians.
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