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Justice Department to Charge Boeing, Seeks Guilty Plea From Planemaker

The US Justice Department will charge Boeing Co. with criminal fraud, leaving the planemaker to choose between pleading guilty or taking the risk of going to trial, according to people familiar with the matter. Boeing has until the end of …

737 Max Crash Victims’ Families Seek $25 Billion Boeing Fine

Families of the victims of two fatal 737 Max crashes are asking the Justice Department to seek to fine Boeing Co. nearly $25 billion, saying the company committed “the deadliest corporate crime in U.S. history.” That amount is “legally justified …

Families of Those Who Died in Boeing Crashes Press Justice Department to Prosecute Company

Relatives of passengers who died in two jetliner crashes pushed federal officials to prosecute Boeing on criminal charges related to the accidents no later than this fall but said they got no commitment from the Justice Department. The Justice Department …

Families of Marines Killed in Osprey Crash Sue Boeing, Bell, Rolls Royce

Families of four of the five Marines killed when their Osprey crashed in California in June of 2022 filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the aircraft’s manufacturers failed to address known mechanical failures that led to the deaths. The Marines …

Boeing Faces ‘Long Road’ on Safety Issues, FAA Says

U.S. planemaker Boeing faces a “long road” to address safety issues, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday as it prepares to receive the company’s plan to address concerns. In late February, FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker gave …

Boeing at Risk of Prosecution for Breaking Deal Over Crashes

Boeing Co. faces possible criminal prosecution after the US Justice Department found the company violated a deferred-prosecution agreement tied to two fatal crashes half a decade ago, intensifying the crisis engulfing the embattled US planemaker. The company breached the $2.5 …

Boeing Crash Victims’ Families Seek to Share Evidence With DOJ

U.S. Justice Department officials will meet Wednesday with families of Boeing Co. 737 Max crash victims even as they investigate the company’s operations in the wake of the recent near-catastrophic blowout of a fuselage panel mid-flight. The department has a …

United Airlines Says Boeing to Compensate for Damages Caused by MAX 9 Grounding

United Airlines will receive compensation from planemaker Boeing for financial damages incurred in the first quarter due to the grounding of 737 MAX 9 aircraft, the carrier said on Wednesday. U.S. regulators had in January grounded some Boeing 737 MAX …

US Senate Committee to Hold Hearing on Boeing Safety Culture Report

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee said it would hold a hearing next week with members of an expert panel that released a report in February criticizing Boeing’s safety culture and calling for significant improvements. The hearing next Wednesday comes as …

As Boeing Turbulence Persists: A Look at Past Crashes and Safety Issues Involving The Plane Maker

Boeing keeps hitting more and more turbulence. The American plane maker has been under intense pressure since early January, when a panel blew off a brand-new Alaska Airlines 737 Max midflight. That’s spotlighted a lengthy series of safety and manufacturing …