Sep
05

Swimming Australia CEO in train-wreck TV interview

Swimming Australia CEO in train-wreck TV interview

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Jun
13

No Boeing. An "abundance of caution" is not good enough

Boeing 737 Max8

In the wake of a major disaster, words matter. And for Boeing to say it grounded the troubled 737 Max8 aircraft in “an abundance of caution” was a particularly unhelpful choice of words.

Within just five months, two of the new aircraft crashed minutes after take-off – in Indonesia and Ethiopia – killing a total of 346 passengers and crew.



Four days after the second crash – when more than 40 countries around the world had already banned the aircraft and Boeing shares lost a reported $35 billion in value – US authorities finally decided to ground the Max8 and Max9 models. Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said the company supported this step “out of an abundance of caution.”



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