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Boeing Ousts a Top Executive over Fatal Plane Crashes

HeadlineOct 23, 2019

Boeing has ousted one of its top executives, marking the first high-level management change since the fatal crashes of two 737 MAX jets that combined killed 346 people. The ousted executive, Kevin McAllister, had led Boeing’s commercial airplanes division. The plane crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia have provoked global outrage and sparked questions about the Trump administration’s close ties to Boeing. On Monday, Boeing announced it will begin paying out $50 million in financial assistance to the families of the victims of the two crashes.
Earlier this month, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg lost his additional title as chairman of the board.

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