Boeing's Fatal Flaw

Boeing’s Fatal Flaw

Boeing’s Fatal Flaw (2021)

What did Boeing know about the potential for disaster with its 737 Max airplane — and when did the company know it? FRONTLINE and The New York Times investigate the crashes that killed 346 people.

“In October 2018, a Boeing 737 Max passenger jet crashed shortly after takeoff off the coast of Indonesia. Five months later, following an eerily similar flight pattern, another 737 Max 8 went down in Ethiopia. Everyone on board the flights died. “Boeing’s Fatal Flaw,” a FRONTLINE documentary in collaboration with The New York Times, tells the inside story of what led up to the crashes — revealing how intense market pressure and failed oversight contributed to tragic deaths and a catastrophic crisis for one of the world’s most iconic industrial names.”– FRONTLINE

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Boeing's Fatal Flaw
District Grade:C
District Category:Niche
Sub-Genres:Airplanes, Government, FRONTLINE, Business
Run Time:52 Minutes
The District Categories: Niche (worth the watch for those interested in the topic), Worth It (worth your time), Classic (one of the best examples of the documentary genre), Skip It (not worth your time)

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Awards:N/A
Where To Stream:PBS
Rotten Tomatoes Score ™:N/A
Director:Thomas Jennings
Starring: Will Lyman, Ali Bahrami, Sharice Davids, David Calhoun, Peter A. DeFazio, Thomas Enders, Natalie Kitroeff
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