Pilot Avoided Disaster on Boeing 737 Max 8 Flight One Day Before Lion Crash: Report

realclearlife.com - 03-20


An off-duty pilot jumped in to help a Lion Air crew of a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet as it experienced difficulties in October according to a new report from Bloomberg. The additional pilot hailing a ride in the cockpit was able to correctly identify the problem, according to Bloomberg, and told the crew how to disable a malfunctioning flight-control system and save the plane.