FAA Administrator Dickson pressed on agency’s prediction of ‘as many as 15’ Boeing MAX crashes possible
FAA predicted "as many as 15 future fatal crashes of Boeing MAX ..."
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A Federal Aviation Administration analysis of the Boeing 737 MAX performed after a fatal crash last year predicted "as many as 15 future fatal crashes within the life of the fleet," Rep. Peter A. DeFazio said Wednesday at a hearing of the House Transportation Committee.
The forecast was based on the assumption that 99 out of 100 crews could handle the erroneous activation of an automated flight control feature on the plane, an assumption that DeFazio questioned.
DeFazio (D-Ore.), pressing FAA officials for answers at his committee's fifth hearing on the Boeing MAX, said the agency had "failed."
Two of the airliners crashed within five months, killing 346 people. The FAA "didn't provide the regulatory oversight necessary to ensure the safety of the flying public," DeFazio said...
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