FBI Joins the Investigation into the Boeing 737 Max

The US Federal Police has been involved in the investigation into the approval of the criticized Boeing 737 Max series. Both the supervisor and the manufacturer now have to answer questions.

According to a newspaper report, the FBI has joined criminal investigations in connection with the approval of Boeing’s 730 Unfortunate Flyer. The Federal Police should use their considerable resources to support the ongoing investigation by the Department of Transportation, the Seattle Times said, citing insiders. The investigation was carried out by the Ministry of Transport, but monitored by the criminal justice department of the Ministry of Justice.

After the crashes of two Boeing 737 Max aircraft, there seems to be some doubt about the diligence of the US Air Traffic Control FAA. According to media reports, the US government is reviewing the approval process.

US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao had ordered on Tuesday that her ministry check whether everything was right about the safety certification of the new Boeing 737 Max aircraft in 2017. The Inspector General of the Ministry should investigate the case.

The Department of Justice has previously reported on other US media such as the Wall Street Journal, citing insiders. The Ministry does not confirm or deny such investigations in principle, said a spokesman.

US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao wants to know if the new Boeing type safety certification in 2017 was all right. | Source: APgalerieUS Minister of Transport Elaine Chao wants to know if the new Boeing type safety certification in 2017 was all right.

After two plane crashes in less than half a year, the approval of Boeing 737 Max Jets by the US aviation authority FAA is now viewed with great suspicion. Above all, skepticism calls for the release of the controversial MCAS control software. According to accident investigators, it played a decisive role in the crash of a 737 Max 8 in Indonesia at the end of October and is also a possible cause for the recent crash of such a machine in Ethiopia. In the two crashes, a total of 346 people were killed.

On Wednesday, the US Secretary of Defense Inspectorate opened an investigation against incumbent Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, a longtime Boeing executive, to investigate whether Shanahan had taken office to give benefits to his former employer. Boeing is also one of the largest armament manufacturers in the US. Shanahan said he welcomed the checks.

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The US Federal Police has been involved in the investigation into the approval of the criticized Boeing 737 Max series. Both the supervisor and the manufacturer now have to answer questions.

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