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Airbus, Air France Could Face Charges of Manslaughter over Deadly Crash in 2009

Airbus SE and Air France-KLM could face charges of involuntary manslaughter over the deadly crash of a Paris-bound plane off the Brazilian coast over a decade ago. The Paris appeals court ruled Wednesday that the case should be taken to …

Crash Victims’ Families Seek Boeing CEO Testimony; Lawmakers Seek FAA Records

Relatives of victims of a Boeing Co. 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia that occurred five months after an Indonesian Lion Air disaster are stepping up pressure on the American planemaker and the federal government, according to a court filing and …

Pilot Unions, Families of Crash Victims Seek Revisions to Training for Boeing 737 Max

Pilot unions and families of those killed in a crash of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max are asking for revisions to proposed new training for the grounded jetliner. The Federal Aviation Administration’s proposed new training module and emergency checklists for the …

Boeing Crash Victims’ Families Want Congress to Lift Shield on Planemakers’ Liability

Families of Boeing 737 MAX crash victims are urging U.S. lawmakers to ensure the planemaker is held accountable for accidents that together killed 346 people by blocking a key legal defense, according to a letter sent on Tuesday and seen …