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Did Boeing, aviation industry heed lessons of 2009 Air France crash?

Houston Chronicle
August 22, 2019

Richard Mithoff first learned that a Boeing 737 Max 8 had crashed off the coast of Indonesia while watching the news, growing astonished and then alarmed as the reports of the Oct. 29 Lion Air accident rolled in over the next several weeks.
The details of the tragedy were strikingly familiar to Mithoff, a prominent Houston trial lawyer who had represented the family of an American couple killed in the 2009 crash of an Airbus A330-200 operating as Air France Flight 447. In both cases, a sensor had provided incorrect data to automated operating systems, triggering a confusing cacophony of warnings and alarms.

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