737 NG and 787 Dreamliner hit with safety flaw allegations
Ailing Boeing has been hit with a double whammy of recent controversies alleging safety flaws with its 737 NG (not the fatally flawed Max) and the 787 Dreamliner.
Boeing whistleblower John Barnett claimed to the BBC this morning that up to 25 per cent of the emergency passenger oxygen systems aboard the 787 were defective and would not work when called upon.
In addition, Barnett alleged Boeing had lost track of defective parts in its North Charleston factory and some of those parts could have found their way aboard aircraft on the production line.
"Boeing South Carolina is strictly driven by schedule and cost," he told the Beeb. Boeing denies his claims, ..