The probe into the first fatal accident involving a Boeing 737 MAX has just begun, but information released by investigators, the aircraft manufacturer and regulators suggests that inadequate troubleshooting of erroneous angle-of-attack (AOA) data by pilots and technicians may have played a key role in the Oct. 29 loss of Lion Air Flight 610 (JT610). The three-month-old 737-8 crashed about 13 min. into a scheduled flight from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang. Two minutes after departing ...

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