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Boeing aftermath: are suppliers squeezed?

Boeing aftermath: are suppliers squeezed?

It is 10 March 2019, and a Boeing (US:BA) 737 Max 8 jet has crashed near the town of Bishoftu, Ethiopia, around six minutes after take-off. The plane nosedived after Ethiopian Airlines pilots were unable to override the Boeing Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), which is designed to help to stabilise the aircraft, forcing the jet into a descent. All 157 people on board perished. The disaster followed the crash of a Lion Air 737 Max 8 in Indonesia in October 2018, which Boeing has also attributed to the MCAS.

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