Boeing employee instant messages suggest planemaker misled FAA on 737 Max

Mail Online | 10/18/2019 | Keith Griffith For;Wires
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Shocking instant messages between two Boeing employees suggest that the company misled the FAA about a key safety system on the troubled 737 Max, sources briefed on the matter said.

Boeing on Thursday alerted the FAA about the troubling messages from 2016 — though according to the federal agency the company waited months to disclose them.

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Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson demanded an explanation from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg in a letter on Friday.

The content of the 2016 messages isn't clear, but FAA says they characterize 'certain communications with the FAA during the original certification of the 737 MAX in 2016.'

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The FAA said it found the messages 'concerning' and 'is reviewing this information to determine what action is appropriate.'

The letter said that Boeing was aware of the troubling instant messages, but the company waited months to disclose them.

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'I understand that Boeing discovered the document in its files months...
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