PARIS: A French woman whose husband was killed in the March collapse of a Boeing 737 MAX airline in Ethiopia has filed a US lawsuit against the planner seeking at least $ 276 million. USD in damages, says the lawyer on Tuesday, May 20.
The Ethiopian Airlines crash 302 near the capital Addis Ababa killed all 157 passengers and crew on board.
The complaint claims that Boeing has not properly informed pilots of the risks associated with software designed to prevent 737 MAX from stopping which repeatedly lowered the nose of the planet due to faulty sensor data. According to American lawyer Nomaan Husain.
"Once again corporate greed has made a profit over security with tragic consequences for the public," Husain said in a written announcement. "We learned that Boeing was dependent on a single sensor previously marked in over 200 event reports sent to the FAA."
Husain told a news conference in Paris, seeking at least $ 276 million in compensation for the customer Nadege Dubois-Seex.
Last week, Boeing said it had completed an update to 737 MAX's MCAS software and was presenting a plan for the related FAA pilot training.
Airlines around the world founded 737 MAX after Ethiopian Airlines collapse, the second for the Boeing model in five months.
A Lion Air 737 MAX fell into the sea off Indonesia in similar cases last October. all 189 aboard.
Thousands of families have sued Boeing over the Lion Air accident, and several lawsuits have been filed over the Ethiopian crash.
It is unclear when the 737 MAX aircraft will receive FAA approval to return to service. Security regulatory authorities in other countries have said they plan to make an independent assessment of Boeing's corrections before they are approved.