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Ethiopia Blasts Training, Boeing Design in Max Crash Report (3)

March 9, 2020, 6:57 PM

Ethiopian investigators found Boeing Co.’s design of the 737 Max and inadequate pilot training led to a deadly crash a year ago, but dropped formal conclusions about the cause in an interim report after pressure from other nations.

A 136-page report, released by the country’s ministry of transport on Monday, said a safety feature known as the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System on the Ethiopian Airlines Group plane was central to why it crashed into a field near Addis Ababa on March 10 last year, killing all 157 people on board.

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