After the recent crash of a plane of the US aircraft manufacturer Boeing the pressure on Airbus is grown rivals. The competent Committee of the U.S. Senate wants to convene a hearing, in the case of the Boeing Manager to for the first time in such a framework, to a total of two accidents with the model 737 Max Express.
On 10. March was a crashed one such aircraft in the service of Ethiopian Airlines, in the autumn it met Indonesia's Lion Air.
An Ethiopian Pilot who wants to remain anonymous, raised on Thursday serious allegations against Boeing and his own employer: Boeing didn't send any instructions for the new flight control system, MCAS, and the accident pilot was not able to on Simulator training. "We knew about MCAS more from the media than from Boeing," he told the Reuters news Agency.
the deadline for the survey of the Boeing representatives is still to be determined, according to the latest reports from the U.S. Congress. For next Wednesday is in the same Senate panel has already scheduled a survey of representatives of the U.S. air transportation oversight FAA. It should be about why the FAA is compatible with the Max models, without the need for extensive training. In the crash in Ethiopia 157, in Indonesia, all 189 occupants were killed.
similarities in the crash Although officially so far, no connection has been established, have brought first knowledge about similarities between the two crashes, the flight control system MCAS and the associated Training of pilots in the center of the investigation are the focus
Video: Donald Trump grounded Boeing 737 Max in the USA home front-banned: Now the aircraft needs to remain in the United States on the ground. (Video: Twitter/Tamedia)
The MCAS is intended to prevent demolition at a steep flying angle of a flow by automatically lowers the nose of the machine. In both crashes, the pilots struggled in vain to prevent an unintended descent of their machines.
a Desperate search in the manual
In the crash of the Lion Air aircraft, the pilots were desperate for the manual for a solution to the problem, as Indonesian investigators after the analysis of the voice recorder will be explained.
So they confirmed the information which had been given to the news Agency Reuters on the eve of connoisseurs of the recordings. The Ethiopian Pilot said that the captain of the plane was signed in the end of March for Training. The Simulator I get the airline two months earlier. Ethiopian declined to comment.
In the United States closes in the meantime, the FBI reported the investigations on the approval of the Boeing 737 Max, as the "Seattle Times". A spokeswoman for the Federal police wanted to neither confirm nor deny. Boeing declined to comment. Reuters had already experienced before, the U.S. Department of justice and the Prosecutor's office to examine the development of the model in detail. (fal/afp)
Created: 21.03.2019, 16:51 PM