The article has been automatically translated into English by Google Translate from Russian and has not been edited.

Boeing employees refused to train Lion Air pilots before their first flights on the 737 Max

The Indonesian airline Lion Air asked Boeing to conduct additional training for its pilots on the 737 Max simulators before they begin to operate flights on the new airliner. However, the American manufacturer refused this request, and his employees called the Indonesians idiots. Writes about it "Kommersant".

Фото: Depositphotos

A year later, Lion Air's Boeing 737 Max crashed in Indonesia, with 189 people falling victim to the crash.

All this is evidenced by internal documents published by Boeing on January 9. However, then they were presented in an edited form. The original version of these documents was later provided. Bloomberg US House of Representatives.

“Now this Lion Air c ** anom may need a simulator to fly on Max. Maybe they are stupid? And now I have to think how to resolve all this! Idiots, ”one of the Boeing employees wrote in June 2017. His colleague answered this: “And what ...?! Their partner is already flying it! ”Obviously, what was meant here was Malindo Air, the Malaysian carrier, who was the first to launch the 737 Max.

On the subject: Calm and clean: why the seats on the plane are blue

Previously reportedthat the Boeing staff in their correspondence called the 737 Max extremely unreliable, saying that it was “created by clowns under the supervision of monkeys” and that they would never put their families on this plane. Note that earlier Boeing insisted that additional training for 737 Max pilots on simulators is not required. Now the company has changed its position, saying that it will recommend such training.

Boeing has published an internal correspondence of its own employees. They wrote to each other that the 737 Max, which was temporarily decommissioned, was unsuitable for flights, and discussed lobbying against the interests of the aviation regulator. Read about it in our material.

As ForumDaily wrote earlier:

Miscellaneous aircraft World Boeing 737 MAX

Read also on ForumDaily:

Calm and clean: why the seats on the plane are blue

How to place hand luggage on the plane so that it is convenient for everyone

20 facts about planes that will help get rid of the fear of flying

The 9 most annoying acts of passengers according to American stewardesses

Named the safest airline in the world in 2020

We ask you for support: make your contribution to the development of the ForumDaily project

Thank you for staying with us and trusting! Over the past four years, we have received a lot of grateful feedback from readers who helped our materials arrange life after moving to the USA, get a job or education, find a place to live or arrange a child in a kindergarten.

Now we want to ask YOU for support.

High-quality journalism requires serious financial investments and our revenues do not always cover the costs of maintaining the editorial staff, which jeopardizes the continuous operation of the site. We do not introduce a paid subscription, so that Russian-speaking immigrants in the United States can freely receive verified information in their native language. But we will be grateful to you for any amount that you are willing to share so that we can continuously provide useful information to thousands of immigrants.

Security of contributions is guaranteed by the use of the highly secure Stripe system.

Always yours, ForumDaily!

Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? Subscribe to our page in Facebook. Choose the option "Priority in the show" - and read us first. And don't forget to subscribe to ForumDaily Woman and ForumDaily New York - there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information.

1067 requests in 2,729 seconds.