The first 737-Max-crash: Boeing reaches agreement with the families of the victims

The American aerospace group Boeing has agreed with most of the families of the victims of the Lion Air crash of a 737-Max machine in Indonesia on compensation.

The first 737-Max-crash: Boeing reaches agreement with the families of the victims

The American aerospace group Boeing has agreed with most of the families of the victims of the Lion Air crash of a 737-Max machine in Indonesia on compensation. More than 90 percent of the deaths, in the meantime, comparisons had been made, the company said in a status report of the collection procedure to the competent Federal court in Chicago.

Total actions in connection with 171 of the 189 people on the 29. October 2018, when Lion-Air-flight of the calamity machine of the type 737 Max died and been settled, in full or in part, beige. To the amount of compensation or other Details Boeing did not provide information. A spokesman said on demand only, that one is glad about the progress, and think to compensate the families of fair.

Even after the crash in Ethiopia yet

Shortly after the disaster in Indonesia, another Boeing crashed 737 Max in Ethiopia, while 157 people were killed. Here, too, Boeing is faced with lawsuits. The American group is suspected to have brought the 737 Max rushed to the market and to have the safety neglected. As the ultimate cause of a software error. For the 737 Max 2019 flight bans are in force since March.

in Parallel to the settlement negotiations, Boeing offered the families of Victims of plane crashes in Indonesia, and Ethiopia about a year ago already from a 100 million Dollar compensation Fund. The money should also come from communities that are affected by the crash. It will flow in cooperation with Non-governmental organisations and local authorities in programs that benefit, training and development, Boeing.

Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 20:19

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