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Why Did Boeing’s Warning on 737 Max Fail to Stop Second Crash?

Eight days after a Boeing Co. 737 Max went down in the Java Sea, killing all aboard, the planemaker issued a worldwide warning to pilots identifying the malfunction that triggered the crash. The bulletin, which was followed almost immediately by …

FAA Investigating Delta Jet Fuel-Dumping on Schoolkids

CUDAHY, Calif. — Federal authorities will investigate why an airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area of Southern California while making an emergency return to the airport, dousing dozens of schoolchildren in a smelly vapor. …

Boeing to Invest $1 Billion in Global Safety Drive – Sources

SEATTLE/HONG KONG — Boeing Co is planning an initial investment of around $1 billion into industry-wide pilot development as part of a long-term initiative to reduce risks like those faced by the crew in two 737 MAX crashes, people familiar …

Washington D.C.’s Metro Files Lawsuit Against Insurer

Washington D.C.’s Metro has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $13 million from its insurance company, claiming that it has failed to pay costs and extra expenses in connection with the 2009 rail crash that killed nine people. The lawsuit …

Eastern Nebraska Tornado Siren Malfunction Probed

Lancaster County officials are trying to determine why two tornado sirens mistakenly went off on a quiet night. The county’s Emergency Manager Doug Ahlberg told the Lincoln Journal Star he doesn’t know why the sirens in Raymond and Bennet went …