Saturday, 18 December 2010

Boeing 'In Massive Safety Cover-Up': Report

Al Jazeera has conducted an investigation into claims that more than 1,500 of the world's most commonly-used passenger planes, the Boeing 737NG, were built with ill-fitting and illegal parts. Two whistleblowers who used to work for Boeing spoke to Al Jazeera's People & Power programme. Al Jazeera has also uncovered internal Boeing documents which seem to support the claims - and others which appear to show that the US government itself has been helping Boeing to cover up the problems.

Full story here:

When corruption rules then the safety of everyone is put at risk.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, December 18th, 2010.]

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