Boeing Hit With Wrongful Death Suit In Fatal Lion Air Crash

Law360 (January 2, 2019, 7:54 PM EST) -- The family of the co-pilot who died aboard the doomed Lion Air Flight 610 when it plunged into the Java Sea in October blamed the crash on the Boeing 737's faulty sensors and inadequate aircraft manual, according to a wrongful death suit filed against Boeing in Illinois state court.

The plane crashed, killing all 189 people aboard, after the Boeing 737 Max 8's sensors reported inaccurate data to the flight control system, which activated the aircraft's anti-stall system and forced the plane into a nosedive, a problem the plane's manual failed to properly address, the wife of the deceased co-pilot —...

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