The CEO of Boeing has revealed the reason why Boeing 737 MAX model was crashing in different countries claiming several lives.
According to Dennis Muilenburg the chief executive officer of Boeing, the reason for the plane crashes is because the United States-based aircraft maker had made a mistake in installing a faulty cockpit warning system on its 737 MAX planes, Reuters reported.
Dennis Muilenburg admitted this following several plane crashes in different countries claiming lives which involves Boeing 737 MAX model. Boeing has announced plans to cut back production of its 737 MAX aircraft.
Recalling that in March, 157 people died when Ethiopian Airlines flight JT610 crashed minutes after takeoff.
Another tragic crash involving Boeing 737 MAX model was in October last year when 189 people died when Lion Air’s flight ET302 crashed off the coast of Indonesia.
Boeing has however announced plans to cut back production of its 737 MAX aircraft after several countries grounded the aircraft following the crashes.
Muilenburg in his words on Sunday revealed that Boeing failed to communicate “crisply” with regulators and customers, and admitted that it will take a long time for the plane maker to regain consumer confidence.
However, he defended the company’s broad engineering and design approach to the Boeing 737 MAX planes.
With renewed confidence, Muilenburg express great expectations in returning the 737 MAX to service this year adding that 90 percent of the aircraft’s customers have taken part in simulator sessions with its upgraded MCAS software.
Muilenburg further stated “Clearly, we can make improvements, and we understand that and we will make those improvements,” he said.
Muilenburg also added that the company is fully supporting the criminal investigation the US Department of Justice has initiated into the two crashes.
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