U.S. lawmaker urges FAA, Boeing employees to disclose details on 737 MAX approval
WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) - The chairman of U.S. House
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Peter DeFazio on
Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal
Aviation Administration employees to come forward with any
information about the government's aircraft certification
Federal prosecutors, the Transportation Department's
inspector general and lawmakers are investigating the FAA's
certification of the 737 MAX 8 aircraft that has been involved
in two fatal crashes since October.
"It is imperative we continue to ensure we have the highest
level of safety for the traveling public," DeFazio said in a
statement, urging people to utilize the committee’s
whistleblower web page.
(Reporting by David Shepardson; editing by Grant McCool)
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