The real reason Boeing's new plane crashed twice

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Two Boeing airplanes have fallen out of the air and crashed in the past six months. On the surface, this is a technical failure. But the real story is about a company's desire to beat their rival.
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  • It's like putting plasters on a wound but never healing the wound itself.

    Steven StevensenSteven Stevensen14 घंटे पहले
  • US takes lives in each country in each way possible....There in the form of war, here in the form of Boeing!

    Ashutosh MahajanAshutosh Mahajan14 घंटे पहले
  • Boeing? Not going!!!

    Billybob JoeBillybob Joe16 घंटे पहले
  • Yes correct there was design failed.

    Suman NathSuman Nath18 घंटे पहले
  • I thought engineers had pinky rings that serves as a reminder to live by a high standard of professional conduct before they sign off on a design.

    Glenn LopezGlenn Lopez18 घंटे पहले
  • Once again, good old airbus :)

    RhysM2005RhysM200521 घंटे पहले
  • Real reason is Boeing agreed and disregard for human life.

    Pooyan MatinPooyan Matin21 घंटे पहले
  • Why don't they increase the plane height make it like Airbus put the engine lower

    Wan Khairul anuarWan Khairul anuarदिन पहले
  • Actually pilots weren't skilled enough to hold this problem, in case of trouble you should remove the autopilote and land the plane by yourself, if a pilot can't do that he should be fired.

    TruiteTeamTruiteTeamदिन पहले
  • so what? 737 max isnt the only airplane that has crashed twice

    Joo oJoo oदिन पहले
  • No amount of software fixes and pilot training can change the obvious and critical design flaw with respect to the engine mounting locations, for the altered centre of gravity affect plane takeoffs and landings.

    Knarf NilKnarf Nilदिन पहले
  • The U.S. is known for aggressiveness, the medicine, the cars, the plane, and the program

    Yiwan YeYiwan Yeदिन पहले

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  • The CEO of Boeing and everyone else in that table should be jailed for the rest of their lives.

    JortizJortizदिन पहले
  • Rip everyone on those planes ✊🏽😔

    Sharbel _Sharbel _दिन पहले
  • Incompetence, greed and stupidity. Why I have such a disdan for the airline industry and avoid flying at all costs.

    Spectrum ManSpectrum Manदिन पहले
  • This what happens when a psychopath becomes a CEO.

    I M A QYNI M A QYNदिन पहले
  • This is by far the best way i've heard this explained..

    James E. MorrisJames E. Morrisदिन पहले
  • Just raise the landing gear and your done

    TameemTameemदिन पहले
  • Greed. Am I right?

    AlphaRewop0965AlphaRewop0965दिन पहले
  • Life is cheap

    Sigma GeranimoSigma Geranimoदिन पहले
  • Boeings present problems started when they decided to stop developing radical new products from scratch in the late 80s now they sit on airplane bodies frames and other parts that was designed in the 50s its a huge developement lag that they will never compensate that is the reason all new models are a patchwork with more and more instabilities built in to them in the future we will see planes fall from the skies like it is raining due to this

    torrace12torrace122 दिन पहले
  • This could finish Boeing. When (if) they ever get their software bodge to work well enough to re-certify the 737MAX, who would actually consider flying in one? Not me, & probably not anyone. Who do they then sell a few hundred new scrap airliners to? While they are sued by a couple of dozen airlines.

    Frank CreeFrank Cree2 दिन पहले
  • Employee:Sir we have problem with the pipes! Boss:use flextape to fix it

  • The problem isn't that the 737 had technical issues, this is normal. The problem lies in the fact that Boeing and the FAA KNEW about the PROBLEMS and did NOTHING. Negligence at it's finest!

    Kino CKino C2 दिन पहले
  • They shouldve just got the MAX 9

    H.I.MH.I.M2 दिन पहले
  • The real reason is, A lion air flew the plane 4 flights in 3 days with the aircraft in a unairworthy condition with a known flight control issue, B the Ethiopian flight crashed due to a bird strike damaging the captains aia vane, an unqualified FO, and a flight crew who did not follow the procedure, by throttling the engines back, and a reliance on the auto pilot on take off!

    John PitzerJohn Pitzer2 दिन पहले
  • Make sure you are no longer boarding on Boeing. -- Just a safety precaution,

    Blue SkyBlue Sky2 दिन पहले
    • Blue Sky that’s just the 737 max. The 787,777,767,747,757, and the older generation of 737s are completely safe to fly on.

      Uriel rodriguezUriel rodriguez2 दिन पहले
  • I'm not gonna fly on one of these until this is properly fixed. Hope the MAX stays grounded for as long as needed and people responsible for this should face prison.

    davidtswdavidtsw2 दिन पहले
  • My moms on the way to DC and I just texted her about this. Probably not a good time. : / sorry mom

    ferdie foxferdie fox2 दिन पहले
  • So Uhm family’s died and lost their kids due to airbus and Boeing’s rivalry. WHY DIDNT THEY JUST PUT THE WIND TUBE UNDER EARLIER AND THEH WOUDLNT BE IN THAT MESS

    tHiCc bUnnytHiCc bUnny2 दिन पहले
  • TO EVERYONE! Write letters to your airlines and tell them NOT to purchase any 737 MAX planes if they want your business. Also check your flight tickets, the type of plane you will fly on is listed. Keep your families safe! DO NOT reward Boeing's utter greed and indifference for the deaths of 300+ innocent people, by supporting their defective, unsafe product. Boeing needs to: 1. Fire the CEO. 2. publicly apologize for trying to blame the death of civilians on dead pilots instead of taking the responsibility themselves. 3. Start from the ground up with the new design, not try to shoehorn a 60 year old design, just because Airbus is beating the brakes off of you with safer, better airplanes. 4. Learn to put passenger safety before greed and profits. And then after 5 years of problem free flying, I will consider flying Boeing again. Until then, IF IT'S BOEING, I AIN"T GOING! End of story!

    Coffee Is LifeCoffee Is Life2 दिन पहले
  • thank you so much for the info because i was on an american 737 max 8 and it did feel a little steep of takeoff

    A Little DisorganizedA Little Disorganized2 दिन पहले
  • I got actual chills seeing all the IDs at 5:37

    Binny WooBinny Woo2 दिन पहले
  • Erich Hartmann couldn't fly a Boeing 737 Max plane. Somehow manufacturer's think all their products are operated by 5-year-olds. Don't want to wear your car seat belt? The chime and dash light will annoy the heck out of you IMPAIRING driving. Want your front passenger to program your car's Navigation while YOU are driving? Sorry the Nanny said NO. Want to raise the volume or screen brightness on your cellphone? Let's add a warning EVERY time. Wan't to disengage the autopilot and fly the Boeing 737 Max? Sorry the MCAS Nanny said NO. The "Nanny Philosophy" used to just be annoying but now it causes commercial aircraft with 150 people to plunge straight to the ground.

    PrimalMiltosPrimalMiltos2 दिन पहले
  • Playing with people's lives just for the sake of making more money... KARMA will find its way to those who are responsible... On the day of Judgement, GOD will punish those who are responsible

    shah Khajashah Khaja3 दिन पहले
  • Capitalism

    Jonathan TillmanJonathan Tillman3 दिन पहले
  • the american make no good plane

    Chuan HuiChuan Hui4 दिन पहले
  • The lion air and Ethiopia air is too much sacrifice 😭😭😭

    Iqbal MuhammadIqbal Muhammad4 दिन पहले
  • FAA boss need to be fire immediately and Boeing CEO needs to be in jail right now

    secretsecret4 दिन पहले
  • MCAS: My Controls Aint Safe

    J WJ W4 दिन पहले
  • They ought to make the CEO and senior executive leadership of Boeing ride in their 737 Max airplane if they say it is so safe.

    W. Todd ClarkW. Todd Clark4 दिन पहले
    • The Lion Air plane wasn’t even flightworthy. It could have been prevented by who you say? Boeing? nah! Lion Air Group itself!

      Myth Hunters RobloxMyth Hunters Roblox23 घंटे पहले
    • And? The max is as safe and stable as any plane in the sky. Will be evem better when it returns to service.

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    • I will the first to fly on one right now!

      John PitzerJohn Pitzer2 दिन पहले
  • China banned 737Max timely while Trump and Southwest Airline was keep going....

    Ming LeoMing Leo4 दिन पहले
  • It is Boeings fault.

    pax und peacepax und peace4 दिन पहले
  • 2:20 Can't they just make the landing gear a bit taller?

    Neil GuptaNeil Gupta4 दिन पहले
    • Neil Gupta they would ned to redesign gates, would make the plane much heavier, which is an issue for the boeing 737 since the couldn’t even add doors for the rear wheels, they’re exposed to the air after they are raised, bc it would’ve made the plane too heavy, etc. It’s cheaper to design a bandaid software, trust me.

      Luis QuezadaLuis Quezada23 घंटे पहले
    • @Luis Quezada That doesn't make sense.

      Neil GuptaNeil Gupta3 दिन पहले
    • Too expensive

      Luis QuezadaLuis Quezada3 दिन पहले
  • 737 max deathtrap and boeing finished Airbus congrats

    Alan BullAlan Bull4 दिन पहले
  • Blame on Iran

    benoit nadeaubenoit nadeau4 दिन पहले
  • The MD-11 Had two crashes, both of which where on landing and it was due to a new system revision of the older, DC-10. Boeing address and fixed this issue. Why is this different? Because we now have wide use of the internet, and people can scream louder even when they are wrong.

    AndromedaAndromeda4 दिन पहले
  • Nice vid and good basic explanation of what happened. Fingers crossed they get this sorted.

    gingerjoe1972gingerjoe19724 दिन पहले
  • ancient history!!

    Jack RileyJack Riley4 दिन पहले
  • scrap the 737 max... Its failed when people lost their lives.

    William NjorogeWilliam Njoroge5 दिन पहले
  • let them suffer for consequences for people who lost lives..

    William NjorogeWilliam Njoroge5 दिन पहले
  • Boeing is a good company but with a company that big and humans lives are at stake you can’t cut any corners.

    LoschiliesbarLoschiliesbar5 दिन पहले
  • You can blame tree huggers and the EPA for the lost lives. ........ Since they forced airlines to cut back on emissions, they were forced to cut weight by going to weaker composite engines and thinner oil. ....... The max was all about being GREEN not being SAFE.

    Google UserGoogle User5 दिन पहले
  • Sadly the aviation industry safe as it but not in this case with the 737 max is just the same as is was in the past .Its called TOMBSTONE TECHNOLOGY and the poor souls in both crashes paid the price for it .History always repeats its self .Its just a matter of tick tock

    CMMCMM5 दिन पहले
  • Incorrect sensor data, my was a software glitch...Even my new Ford F-150 has odd quirks that require me to stop, turn off engine, wait 20 seconds and re-start engine. Fortunately my Ford F-150 does not fly.

    D WetickD Wetick5 दिन पहले
  • I wonder if response from authorities and Boeing would be different the ppl on that plane were mostly USA citizens. The CEO should have been fired/prosecuted.

    Roy RogersRoy Rogers5 दिन पहले
  • where are my competition lover, free market advocates????

    robert fripprobert fripp5 दिन पहले
  • People dont care other’s life

    Seth GamerSeth Gamer5 दिन पहले

  • Boeing should disappear and its managers thrown into jail for a looong period...

    Georges J.Georges J.5 दिन पहले
    • Yep! Agreed.

      Nimo KaliNimo Kaliदिन पहले
  • Boeing should be sued BIG TIME

    Vishal YadavVishal Yadav5 दिन पहले
  • Wait, why not just make longer gears?

    Adam WithintonAdam Withinton6 दिन पहले
  • just went to Florida in a 320 and came bak in neo perfect flight no more Boeing

    desi guydesi guy6 दिन पहले
  • boycut flying all together, problem solved.

    Ethan GroßEthan Groß6 दिन पहले
The real reason Boeing's new plane crashed twice