On March 10 2019, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, crashed just six minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, killing all 157 people on board. MCAS systemThe cause of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash was traced back to a software glitch in the aircraft’s automated flight control system known as the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS). Images: FDR of Ethiopia Aircraft Accident Investigation BureauLion Air Flight 610The crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 was not the first time that the Boeing 737 MAX had experienced such a problem. 737 MAX groundingFollowing the Ethiopian Airlines crash, aviation authorities around the world grounded all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, and Boeing was forced to suspend production of the planes. In conclusion, the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 was a tragic event that shook the aviation industry and raised serious concerns about the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX.
Source: Ethiopian News March 11, 2023 02:57 UTC