Retiring Vice-President of Boeing, responsible for 737 MAX

Уходит в отставку вице-президент Boeing, отвечавший за 737 MAX

Vice President of the Boeing company Eric Lindblad, who was responsible for the production of new aircraft 737 MAX, is leaving his post after two accidents with aircraft of this model. On the eve of the publication reported The Seattle Times.

It is noted that in August last year, Lindblad was appointed Manager at the Boeing factory in Renton. He had to rectify errors in the production process and the supply of components. Then the company ran into problems with the parts of the engine and fuselage, which slowed down the delivery of aircraft.

Eric Lindblad worked at Boeing for 34 years. Head of business unit commercial airplanes Boeing Kevin McAllister argues that no one forced his to resign. He allegedly decided to leave at the end of last year and now the company starts a “smooth transition plan”.

We will remind, on March 10 this year in Ethiopia, the plane crashed Boeing 737 MAX 8 of Ethiopian Airlines the airline, with the result that killed 157 people and 29 October 2018, with the crash of the same model and Lion Air in Indonesia has killed 189 people.

After that, many countries, for security reasons, had suspended the operation of the aircraft in this series.