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WSJ: Anti-stall system activated in Ethiopian Boeing crash

Christian Fernsby |
Investigators into a Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people have reached a preliminary conclusion that an anti-stall system was activated before the plane hit the ground.

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The newspaper said the preliminary findings from the "black box" recorders were subject to revisions, adding a preliminary report from Ethiopian investigators was expected within days, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people briefed on the matter.

The plane crashed on March 10 shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa.

Investigators looking into a deadly 737 MAX crash in Indonesiain October have also focused on the new anti-stall system, called Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS).

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