Indonesia report on 737 MAX crash faults Boeing design, says Lion Air made mistakes
Criticized the design of the anti-stall system known as MCAS
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Boeing, acting without adequate oversight from U.S. regulators, failed to grasp risks in the design of cockpit software on its 737 MAX airliner, sowing the seeds for a Lion Air crash that also involved errors by airline workers and crew, Indonesian investigators found.
Indonesian regulators criticized the design of the anti-stall system known as MCAS, which automatically pushed the plane's nose down, leaving pilots fighting for control.
"The design and certification of the MCAS did not adequately consider the likelihood of loss of control of the aircraft," the report said.
Boeing has been working on a redesign of MCAS although it has yet to certified by the FAA.
The report also said "deficiencies" in the flight crew's communication and...
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