Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicBoeing 737

Topic: Boeing 737

US airplane crash investigators head to China for probe into 737 Boeing crash

The fatal accident, which killed 132 people, comes at a time of geopolitical tension and sensitivities are heightened because it involves China's state-owned airline & largest US exporter.

China’s worst air tragedy in a decade fuels conspiracy theories, claims of US involvement

The MU5735 crash that killed 132 Chinese is a tragedy, but there is no end to conspiracy theories in a world rife with disinformation. Weibo is replete with them.

Crash specialists baffled over Chinese plane’s nosedive from 29,000 feet

While there have been a handful of crashes in which an airliner plunged from cruising altitude, few, if any, fit the extreme profile of the Boeing 737-800.

Boeing 737 that crashed in China has good safety record, unlike the Max

The six-year-old single-aisle jet is part of the NG, or Next Generation, era that preceded the 737 Max, which was subjected to a global grounding after two deadly crashes.

China plane crash: Radar tracking shows aircraft was ‘descending steeply’

The China Eastern crash comes at a bad time for Boeing, which is preparing for the re-entry of its 737 Max into commercial service in the country.

Chinese passenger plane with 132 on board crashes in Guangxi region

Rescue teams have been rushed and casualties are immediately not known.

C-17 Globemaster, the Boeing workhorse India, US & even Taliban are flying in Afghan crisis

The C-17 can carry large combat equipment & troops or undertake humanitarian aid. Besides India & the US, it is also in service with Qatar, Kuwait, UK, Australia, UAE & Canada.

Boeing could sell its 3-decade old Seattle-area jetliner HQ to cut costs

Boeing is slimming down its manufacturing base around Seattle & planning to close a production line, as the aircraft market has been gutted by the pandemic.

Era of jumbo jet is over as Boeing quietly pulls the plug on 747

The last 747-8 will roll out of a Seattle-area factory in about two years, a decision that hasn’t been reported but can be teased out from Boeing statements.

Boeing withheld data on 737 Max system linked to deadly crashes, probe finds

Boeing’s best-selling jet has been grounded since March 2019 after the second of two crashes that killed a total of 346 people.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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