House Lawmakers Grill FAA Over Boeing 737 Max 8, Citing Dallas Morning News Reports

WASHINGTON -- House lawmakers on Wednesday grilled U.S. aviation regulators over their role in approving and overseeing the Boeing 737 Max 8, the plane that crashed twice in recent months -- killing nearly 350 people -- due to complications with a flight-control system.Democrats on a House aviation subcommittee pushed the hardest, pressing Federal Aviation Administration chief Daniel Elwell to explain how the problem was allowed to fester."We shouldn't have to be here today," said Rep. Peter DeFazio, an Oregon Democrat who leads the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  Continue reading...

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