Senate Panel To Probe FAA Inspectors After Boeing Crashes

By Linda Chiem (April 2, 2019, 7:53 PM EDT) -- Senate lawmakers on Tuesday said they will investigate whistleblower reports that Federal Aviation Administration safety inspectors weren't sufficiently trained to evaluate and approve the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft involved in a pair of recent fatal crashes.

A Senate committee said Tuesday it would look into allegations that safety inspectors involved in the approval of Boeing's 737 MAX 8 aircraft didn't receive adequate training. (AP)

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation received information from multiple whistleblowers alleging that "numerous FAA employees, including those involved in the aircraft evaluation group for the Boeing 737 MAX, had not received proper training and...

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