“Boeing admitted that it manufactured an aircraft with an unsafe ‘condition’, which was the primary cause of the damage caused by the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 203,” said the court document in which Boeing agreed to assume. responsibility for the 737 Max accident in Ethiopia in March 2019. The fall killed 157 people and was caused by a defect in the aircraft system.
The pilots are not to blame
Boeing’s attorneys filed the request in a federal court in Chicago on Wednesday, specifying that the pilots were not to blame for the crash. In addition, the US industry has cleared two suppliers involved in the production of the aircraft. The request presented by the lawyers also includes a binding agreement, signed by all but two families affected by the accident. This states that the compensatory damages for each individual claim will be decided by a mediation body or court in the state of Illinois, where Boeing is headquartered.