(Reuters) – Lawyers for families with a deadly Boeing Co. 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia seeks testimony from planner's CEO Dave Calhoun and his predecessor Dennis Muilenburg, including current and former employees, according to a court.
The Boeing 737 MAX crash on Ethiopian Airlines on March 10, 2019 occurred five months after a similar disaster on Lion Air flight, killing 346 people together and triggering a hailstorm of investigations and trials.
While Boeing has mostly had settled civil disputes stemming from the Lion Air crash, it is still facing over 100 lawsuits in the Chicago federal court related to the second crash. crash and why the plane continued to fly, want to plan the deposition of Mr. Calhoun and Mr. Muilenburg between May 3 and June 1
Boeing did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Last month, Boeing reached a $ 2.5 billion deal with the Department of Justice over the 737 MAX crashes, including a $ 243.6 million fine.
Its board is facing an investor lawsuit in Delaware Chancery Court, where a complaint that recently stopped sailing earlier this month claimed that Boeing's board had violated its management mandates and acted with gross negligence by not "monitoring the safety of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft."
Mr. Calhoun was a veteran board member before taking over as CEO. Catalog