the FBI is investigating the approval of the Boeing plane 737 Max. So far, only the Ministry of transport determined that the Federal police should come up with their considerable resources, wrote in the "Seattle Times" on Wednesday, citing insiders. Previously, it was in US media, in addition to the Prosecutor's office, the Ministry of justice involved in the investigation.
The U.S. Minister of transportation Elaine Chao had ordered on Tuesday that her Ministry is checked whether the safety certification of the new Boeing 737-Max aircraft in 2017, all things is received. The inspector General of the Ministry should investigate the case.
Within half a year, two aircraft of the type Boeing 737 Max were crashed, one in Indonesia, one in Ethiopia. A total of 346 people died. Therefore, it is now studied whether the admission of the aircraft type by the US aviation authority FAA was something wrong.
skepticism evokes especially the release of the controversial control software MCAS, which is played according to the accident investigators have a crucial role in the two crashes. In addition, there had been reports of pilots who had switched off in the last Minute of the MCAS and the worse could be prevented.More about
After crash in Ethiopia, a United States flight ban on Boeing 737 Max
The manufacturer Boeing impose now but has in the meantime improved the Software and the corresponding installers for the series of the 737 Max. The US aviation authority FAA announced on Wednesday (local time). A corresponding training program was prepared for flight crews. The authority will consider the Installation of the Software and the training as a "priority". After the two crashes, there is in most countries a start prohibition for the serial 737 Max – all aircraft must remain on the ground. (Tsp, dpa, Reuters)