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Pilots Of Boeing 737 MAX Followed Correct Procedures Before Crash

Officials said on Thursday that the pilots of a Boeing 737 MAX jet followed the procedures for stopping a new anti-stall system, but they still couldn’t prevent last month’s crash of the Ethiopian Airlines jet which killed 157 people. It was the second recent fatal crash of a 737 MAX. Ethiopia’s Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges said “the crew performed all the procedures repeatedly provided by the manufacturer but was not able to control the aircraft.” Ethiopian Airlines also said in a statement on Twitter Thursday that the pilots were in “full compliance with the emergency procedures.” ...Read more

Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan Enters 2020 Democratic Presidential Race

On Thursday, Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio announced a presidential bid as he joined a diverse group of Democrats looking to take on President Trump in 2020. In his first television interview as a candidate, Ryan said during an appearance on ABC’s “The View” that he was a “progressive who knows how to talk to working-class people” and said he could win back Rust Belt states lost to President Trump in the 2016 election. ...Read more

Technical Glitch Causes Flight Delays For At Least Five U.S. Airlines

Early on Monday, several U.S. airlines experienced system outages due to a technical glitch in a shared computer program, authorities said. The Aerodata program — which monitors balance and weight of flights — crashed for a short time. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said several carriers were affected by the outage, including American, Delta, United, Southwest and Alaska Air. Dallas-based Southwest issued a ground stop order for a short time. ...Read more