Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg has stated that Boeing would continue to support the ongoing investigation on Boeing 737 MAX 8, flight 302 that crashed on March 10, 2019, killing 157 passengers and crew on board.
This just as he expressed his deepest sympathy for the families of those who lost their lives in the Ethiopian Airlines flight 302
His comment followed the report from Ethiopian Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges .
“First and foremost, our deepest sympathies are with the families and loved ones of those onboard Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302,” he said.
Boeing continues to support the investigation, and is working with the authorities to evaluate new information as it becomes available. Safety is our highest priority as we design, build and support our airplanes. As part of our standard practice following any accident, we examine our aircraft design and operation, and when appropriate, institute product updates to further improve safety.
“ While investigators continue to work to establish definitive conclusions, Boeing is finalising its development of a previously-announced software update and pilot training revision that will address the MCAS flight control law’s behavior in response to erroneous sensor inputs. We also continue to provide technical assistance at the request of and under the direction of the National Transportation Safety Board, the U.S. Accredited Representative working with Ethiopian investigators, “ he said
He added that in accordance with international protocol, all inquiries about the ongoing accident investigation must be directed to the investigating authorities.