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General News    H3'ed 4/6/19

Meet the Family Suing Boeing in First U.S. Wrongful Death Suit Since Ethiopia Crash Kills 157

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Frank Pitre, Family Attorney: 'Rather than spend the time to force air carriers to train their pilots and to go through more costly training, the decision was that Boeing would come up with its own software that would help have the plane behave the same way the older 737 behaved; they did that with the design of the MCAS system, an automated system to control the airplane's tendency to buck upward, that when it sensed the plane and the nose of the aircraft was moving up, the automatic signals would be sent to the MCAS system and  horizontal stabilizer to push the nose down.'

Nadia Milleron, Nadya's mother: This is not an accident. This is something that could have been prevented and should have been prevented; the people who died in Indonesia: theirs should have been prevented, but certainly their deaths should have not been in vain.

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