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Southwest Air Replaced Flight-Control Sensors of the Kind Implicated in Lion Air Crash

November 16, 2018 |

During the three weeks before Lion Air Flight 610 plunged into waters off Indonesia, Southwest Airlines replaced two malfunctioning flight-control sensors of the same type that has been publicly implicated in the crash, according to a summary of Southwest maintenance records reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Indonesia Crash Probe Zeros In on Faulty Flight-Control Gear

November 8, 2018 |

Indonesian investigators said a malfunctioning flight-control system fed widely divergent readings to the pilot and co-pilot during the second-to-last flight of the Lion Air jet that plummeted into the sea last week.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

CNN

Boeing issues operational guidance after Lion Air crash

November 8, 2018 |

Boeing has issued operational guidance to airlines as investigators continue to probe what happened to Lion Air Flight 610 which crashed into the Java Sea last month, killing all 189 passengers.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Boeing, FAA to Issue Safety Alerts Following Lion Air Crash

November 7, 2018 |

Boeing Co. and U.S. aviation regulators intend to issue twin safety warnings about potentially suspect software affecting certain flight-control displays on the 737 Max 8, according to people familiar with the matter.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Cops: Driver in Girl Scouts Crash Was ‘Huffing’

November 5, 2018 |

Police think they know why the driver of a pickup veered off the road Saturday morning and struck a group of Girl Scouts with fatal consequences : Authorities in Wisconsin’s Chippewa County say Colton Treu, 21, admitted that he was huffing—or inhaling chemical vapors—shortly before the crash that left…
Newser

Another Southern California home-price boom is cooling. Is a crash looming?

November 4, 2018 |

The Southern California housing market has been on a nearly seven-year tear, with prices in many communities reaching all-time highs.

But now, as mortgage rates rise, the boom appears to be fading. Sales are dropping; inventory is swelling; more sellers are scaling back their ambitious asking prices.


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Lion Air crash: Investigators detect ‘pings’ which could lead to flight recorders

October 31, 2018 |

Indonesian investigators searching for the flight recorders of crashed Lion Air flight 610 have heard transponder “pings” that could lead them to the devices, and answer questions as to why the new Boeing 737 MAX 8 went down, killing 189 people.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Airspeed Sensors Emerge as Initial Focus in Lion Air Crash

October 31, 2018 |

Potentially faulty or misleading airspeed indications in the cockpit have emerged as an initial focus of safety experts delving into the Lion Air jet crash in Indonesia that killed 189 people, according to industry officials.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Leicester City Club Owner, Four Others Died in Helicopter Crash

October 31, 2018 |

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the Thai billionaire whose investment in the English soccer club led it to the most improbable championship in Premier League history, died in a helicopter crash outside the stadium named after the duty-free retail giant that he founded.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe