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Resource ID: #28855
Subject: Aviation
Affiliation: The Seattle Times
Date: March - October 2019



In a series of stories that led media coverage of the two deadly crashes of Boeing’s 737 MAX jet, The Seattle Times was the first to reveal how Boeing misinformed the FAA and airlines about key features of the plane’s automated flight control system; how the FAA missed problems with that fatally flawed system because it relied too heavily on Boeing’s safety analysis; and how engineers and analysts at both organizations were pressured to speed the approval process and to avoid changes that would add costs.

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