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FAA issues emergency directive on Boeing 737 Max after Lion Air crash

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    Reuters

Washington, United States | Thu, November 8, 2018 | 10:54 am
FAA issues emergency directive on Boeing 737 Max after Lion Air crash Boeing employees pose for a photos in front of the 10,000th 737 aircraft, a 737 MAX 8, at the company's factory on March 13, 2018 in Renton, Washington. The first 737 was delivered in 1967. (AFP/-)

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday issued an emergency airworthiness directive on about 250 Boeing 737 Max aircraft after the US aircraft manufacturer sent a bulletin to carriers in the aftermath of a deadly Lion Air flight.

The FAA said the order is effective immediately and covers 45 aircraft in the United States operated by carriers including Southwest Air Co, United Airlines and American Airlines Group Inc and addresses erroneous angle of attack inputs.

The directive orders operators to revise the airplane flight manual to give the flight crew horizontal stabilizer trim procedures to follow under some conditions. 

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