Boeing Reports Up To 148 Parts For Its Aircraft Were ‘Improperly Manufactured’

Boeing Reports Up To 148 Parts For Its Aircraft Were ‘Improperly Manufactured’

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CNBC that it plans to “fully comply with any service and regulatory requirements” and will review the NG and Max jets in its own fleet.

After two deadly crashes involving Boeing 737 Max planes killed a combined 346 people, the FAA in March ordered all Max-8 and Max-9 aircraft to be grounded. Both crashes are still being investigated, though it’s suspected that an anti-stall system known as MCAS may have played a significant part in the incidents.

During a press conference last month, acting head of the FAA Daniel Elwell indicated there is currently no set schedule for clearing the jets for commercial flight. Per BBC, Elwell said at the time that if the process “takes a year to find everything we need to give us the confidence to lift the [grounding] order so be it.”