Sriwijaya Air Accident Probe Prompts Mandatory 737 Classic Tests

Boeing 737-400
Credit: Joe Pries
The probe into the Jan. 9 crash of a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 has uncovered a potential latent autothrottle system failure that the FAA determined needs immediate attention on the in-service fleet, but the U.S. regulatory agency cautions that the issue did not likely play a role in the accident...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.