Former Boeing engineer admits 'my family won’t fly on a 737 Max' - when will it be deemed safe?

737 MAX remain grounded around the world - including Seattle, where they are made
737 MAX remain grounded around the world - including Seattle, where they are made Credit: getty

As the problems to beset the 737 MAX show no sign of abating, a former Boeing mechanic has said his family would not fly on the beleagured aircraft.

Adam Dickson, who served the US manufacturer for 30 years and led a team of engineers who worked on the plane, an updated version of the popular 737 aircraft, also told the BBC that the production line for the MAX was under-funded. "Certainly what I saw was a lack of sufficient resources to do the job in its entirety," he told Panorama

Referring to the new MCAS technology introduced on the MAX, Dickson went on to say: "My family won't fly on a 737 Max. It's frightening to see such a major incident because of a system that didn't function properly...

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