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Boeing has increasingly embraced automation, but some have pushed back.

The Boeing 737 Max crashes have revived decades-old fears about what happens when airplane computers become more powerful than pilots

The Max took some control from pilots and gave it to computers. People in the industry say they've warned of dangers with this kind of system for years.
Shoes of passengers of Lion Air flight JT 610 were laid out at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta.

A Boeing employee called Lion Air, the airline in the first 737 Max crash, ‘idiots’ for asking to have its pilots trained in flying the pl...

The messages were part of documents released by Boeing that showed employees talking about concerns with the 737 Max but still pushing its production.
Undelivered Boeing 737 Max planes sit idle at a Boeing property in Seattle, Washington, in August 2019.

Boeing’s suspension of 737 Max production is an embarrassing symbol of its hubris trying to rush a troubled plane back into service

Boeing repeatedly picked dates for the 737 Max's return only for them to come and go and for the US air regulator to refuse to back them.

Boeing’s latest crisis is growing after an airline found cracks on two 737 planes that weren’t due for inspection yet

Lion Air, the airline involved in the first 737 Max crash, has found cracks on some of its 737NG planes that were below an inspection threshold.
An Ethiopian police officer walks past debris of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash in March 2019.

A union for 28,000 American Airlines cabin crew has told Boeing’s CEO its members are scared of getting back on the 737 Max

Lori Bassani, who leads the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, wrote to Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg about the 737 Max crisis.
Debris from the Lion Air crash.

The first Boeing 737 Max crash happened a year ago today — here’s how the saga unfolded, and the ongoing fallout as the plane remains grou...

The crash of Lion Air flight 610 killed 189 people, and occurred five months before the jet was grounded globally following a second crash.
Debris from the Lion Air crash.

Boeing vows to fix the faulty flight-control software found to be at-fault in the 2018 Lion Air crash that killed 189 people

Investigators released their final report Friday on the crash.The system is also suspected to be a factor in a second crash five months later.
A Lion Air Boeing 737-800 plane prepares to land at the Sukarno-Hatta airport in Tangerang on the outskirts of Jakarta January 30, 2013.

31 pages vanished from the maintenance log of the Lion Air Boeing 737 Max before it crashed, investigators said

Investigators' final report pointed to Boeing's design of the plane as well as compounding errors from Lion Air and the crew on the fatal flight.
Wreckage from Lion Air flight JT 610 lies at the Tanjung Priok port on October 29, 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Lion Air Flight JT 610 crashed shortly after take-off with no sign so far of survivors among the 189 people on board the plane.

The full Lion Air crash report hammers Boeing for design flaws that brought down a 737 Max and killed 189 people

Indonesian investigators pointed to Boeing's plane design, as well as how Lion Air and its pilots responded to its faults, as reasons for the crash.
Boeing 737 MAX airplanes are seen parked on Boeing property near Boeing Field, Washington, in September 2019. The planes have not been delivered to airlines yet as they remain grounded after two fatal crashes.

Boeing profits have fallen 95% this year as the 737 Max crisis shows no sign of slowing

The grounding of the 737 Max after two deadly crashes cost Boeing another $900 million in the third quarter, adding to the billions in total costs.