Lion Air crash: Boeing settles first batch of cases with families of victims, to pay $1.2 million each, says source
The Wisner Law Firm, which specializes in aviation cases, is also 'optimistic' about reaching settlements on its remaining six cases for families affected by the Lion Air crash in Indonesia, said attorney Alexandra Wisner.
More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger jets around the world have been taken out of service following two fatal plane crashes over the past five months in Ethiopia and Indonesia that killed almost 350 people in all.
Indonesia flight crash: Boeing vows to share investigation information with customers amid reports of cancelled conference call
US media reported that the cancelled conference between Boeing and client companies was meant to address questions surrounding control systems on the Lion Air 737-MAX. "Boeing has been - and continues to - engage with our customers," a spokesman for the US aircraft manufacturer told AFP. "We continue to schedule meetings to share information."
The lawsuit, filed on Thursday in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, where Boeing is headquartered, centres on a new safety feature that can cause the 737 Max 8 aircraft to "auto-dive" in certain situations, CNN reported.
Indonesia Lion Air crash: US aviation regulator orders airlines operating Boeing 377 Max to update training, manuals
Boeing Co said in a statement that it had alerted pilots to the issue. The FAA said it was mandating that airlines follow the Boeing bulletin. The US planemaker said investigators probing the Lion Air crash off the coast of Indonesia, in which all 189 on board were killed, had found that one of the "angle of attack" sensors on the Boeing 737 MAX jet had provided erroneous data.
Indonesia Lion Air flight crash: 48-year-old diver dies while searching for body parts, debris in Java Sea
An Indonesian diver died while recovering body parts from the ill-fated Lion Air plane which crashed into the sea killing 189 people, an official said Saturday.
Indonesia plane crash: Flight recorders of Lion Air jet retrieved from sea; 48 body bags with human remains sent for DNA testing
Indonesian investigators on Thursday said they found the flight data recorders from the Lion Air Flight JT610, a discovery that should help explain why the new Boeing 737 crashed on Monday, killing all 189 people on board.
Indonesia transport minister sacks Lion Air technical director after flight with 189 on board crashes off Sumatra
However, it was not clear whether the removal of Indonesia's Lion Air technical director was permanent or temporary.
Indonesia military identifies possible location of crashed Lion Air jet fuselage, army chief says team sent to confirm
A massive search effort has identified the possible seabed location of the crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesia's military chief said Wednesday, as experts carried out the grim task of identifying dozens of body parts recovered from a 15 nautical mile search area.
Facebook post showing infant rescued from Indonesia's Lion Air flight a hoax, disaster mitigation agency clarifies
Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, said on Twitter that the baby was a survivor from a boat that sank in waters off Indonesia’s Selayar island on 3 July.
Indonesia Lion Air flight crash: More body parts of 189 passengers found; cause of crash still not ascertained
The National Search and Rescue Agency said that 10 intact bodies, as well as body parts, have been recovered. Search teams filled ten body bags with limbs and other human remains, Muhammad Syaugi, chief of the Indonesian national search and rescue agency told Metro TV, saying they will be taken to Jakarta for identification and DNA testing.
Indonesia Lion Air flight crash: All 189 passengers, crew on board feared dead, says search and rescue agency
Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) said there were 178 adult passengers, one child, two infants, two pilots and six cabin crew on board flight JT 610.
Indonesia's Lion Air flight crashes in Java Sea: Rescue teams find debris; no clarity on survivors yet
Indonesia’s search and rescue agency confirmed the crash of Lion Air flight JT610, adding that it lost contact with ground officials 13 minutes after takeoff, and a tug boat leaving the capital’s port saw it fall.
Indonesia's Lion Air flight with 189 aboard crashes off Sumatra; aircraft attempted return to airport before losing contact
The Lion Air flight was heading from Indonesia capital Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang when it crashed into the sea with 189 people on board.
Rescuers with heavy machinery searched a shattered residential neighborhood Tuesday for any survivors from an Indonesian air force transport plane that crashed shortly after takeoff and killed more than 70 people.
At least 116 people are feared dead after an Indonesian air force transport plane crashed today into a major city shortly after take-off and exploded in a fireball, officials said.