Indonesian woman wears wedding gown alone after fiancé dies in plane crash

Indonesian woman wears wedding gown alone after fiancé dies in plane crash

Boeing Co. and USA aviation regulators are weighing whether to issue a software fix for the 737 Max, the aircraft type involved in a deadly crash in Indonesia last month, to ensure that the plane won't dive aggressively without pilot commands.

The automated system is created to help pilots avoid raising the plane's nose too high, which can cause the aircraft to stall. The potential fault in the system is that it can push the plane's nose down "unexpectedly and so strongly" that pilots can't pull it back up - even when flying manually. U.S. pilots were also not aware of potential risks, two pilot unions told Reuters. "That's why we don't have the special training for that specific situation", Zwingli said Wednesday.

The system, which wasn't on earlier versions of the popular 737, is a focal point of investigators probing the October 29 crash of Lion Air Flight 610.

"Because this incident happened, we know we need additional training", Reuters quoted him as saying.

An Indonesian woman, whose finance died in the Lion Air crash on 29 October last month has take her wedding photo alone to fulfill the victim's last wish.

An American Airlines spokesman said the carrier had received the FAA directive as well as a bulletin from Boeing on updating the flight crew operations manual.

In its report, ST said that Rio worked at Bakti Timah hospital in Pangkal Pinang, the same place where Intan works in the finance department. American, the world's largest airline, has outstanding orders for 85 of the planes.

Indonesian transportation officials have said repeatedly that the Max 8 manual being used in the country did not contain crucial information about the new anti-stall mechanism.

"There is not any commercial damage to Boeing, but reputationally they need to get ahead of this", said Richard Aboulafia, an aerospace analyst with Teal Group.

However, Boeing told CNBC that it is "confident in the safety of the 737 MAX".

Investors and analysts watch the number of planes Boeing turns over to airlines and leasing firms as customers pay the bulk of the money for new planes on delivery. Still, the response from regulators and pilot representatives hints at a broader reckoning in the commercial aerospace industry over one of Boeing's marquee jets, the 737 MAX8.

He added that if important information hadn't been communicated to pilots, it would be a matter for aviation regulators, rather than individual airlines.

The Boeing model 737 Max, introduced in MCAS-Software (Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System) to a stall to prevent it.

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'The FAA will take further action if findings from the accident investigation warrant, ' the agency said in a statement Tuesday.

The Allied Pilots Association says while there are no immediate safety concerns about the Boeing 737 MAX "the fact that this hasn't been told to pilots before calls into question what other info should we know about this aircraft".

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