Boeing chief executive officer has on Friday stated from mid-April, the firm will cut down the production rate of 737 MAX jets, amid preliminary reports released on Thursday raising concerns of safety.
According to ANI news reports, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was quoted was saying, “We have decided to temporarily move from a production rate of 52 aeroplanes per month to 42 aeroplanes per month starting in mid-April.”
According to WSJ reports on March 29, investigators into Ethiopian plane crash, Boeing’s 737 MAX8, reached a preliminary conclusion over the crash, saying an anti-stall system has been activated before the aircraft hit the ground.
US investigators reviewed the data from “black boxes” which were aboard Ethiopian airlines flight 302, four people familiar with the probe reports told Reuters. The United States officials said a preliminary report is likely to be revealed as early as next week.
Investigators into Indonesia plane crash, 737 MAX crash, in October, has focused over a new anti-stall system, called MCAS.
According to ANI news reports, Boeing issued a letter, the CEO stated: “We at Boeing are sorry for the lives lost in the recent 737 MAX accidents. These tragedies continue to weigh heavily on our hearts and minds, and we extend our sympathies to the loved ones of the passengers and crew on board Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.”