Boeing falls once a Boeing 737-500 passenger plane operated by Sriwijaya Air crashes into the ocean Saturday off the coast of Indonesia.
Boeing (BA) – Get Report shares declined Monday after a Boeing 737-500 passenger plane operated by Sriwijaya Air crashed Saturday into the sea off the coast of Indonesia after taking off from Jakarta.
The plane, a 737 500 aircraft, was twenty six years old, a lot older than the Boeing 737 MAX that had been grounded in March 2019 after 2 fatal crashes, including a Lion Air crash in Indonesia that killed 189 men and women in 2018.
Black boxes of the plane have been located and communications information has been obtained, CNN reported.
The head of Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency said late Sunday that the two black boxes from the Sriwijaya Air flight were thought have been detected within 150 meters to 200 meters of the crash site, according to CNN.
The Boeing 737 500 jet disappeared minutes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital, during heavy rain on Saturday. The Sriwijaya Air flight had sixty two folks aboard and was headed to Pontianak on the island of Borneo from the nation’s capital. 12 on board were crew members.
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Boeing shares fell 1.81 % to $206.02 in trading Monday.
The crash comes just days after jetmaker Boeing agreed to pay a $2.5 billion fine over fraud as well as conspiracy charges linked with its 737 MAX jet program.
The settlement entails a criminal penalty of $243.6 zillion, determined by the conduct of two former MAX program technical pilots, as well as the establishment of a $500 million fund to provide compensation for families of the victims of the Lion Air and also Ethiopian Airlines crashes, the company said.
Boeing said the deferred prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice, which it entered into on Thursday, will impact the company’s fourth quarter earnings by $743.5 million.
“I firmly believe that entering into this resolution is actually the perfect thing for us to do – a step which appropriately acknowledges exactly how we fell short of the values of ours as well as expectations,” said CEO Dave Calhoun. “This resolution is a serious reminder to all of us of just how critical the obligation of ours of transparency to regulators is actually, and also the effects that the business of ours can encounter if any one of us falls short of those expectations.”