Boeing 737 Max retesting marred by ‘lapses’
24 December 2020 | 12:59 pm
A fresh round of tests on the Max 737 airliner was flawed, claims a US Senate committee report. It accuses Boeing of "inappropriately" influencing pilots during testing of the plane, redesigned after two deadly crashes.
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