The real reason Boeing's new plane crashed twice

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  • Published on:  Monday, April 15, 2019
  • This isn’t just a computer bug. It’s a scandal.Join the Video Lab! Boeing airplanes have fallen out of the air and crashed in the past six months. On the surface, this is a technical failure. But the real story is about a company's desire to beat their rival.Read about Boeing's efforts to get the 737 Max reinstated for flight here: is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out our full video catalog: Vox on Facebook: Twitter:


    GAMEBREAKING LVL  4 months ago +12393

    Boeing should face legal consequences for this. Way too many people died to let this mistake slide.

  • zurdo z
    zurdo z  2 months ago +2046

    this is a crime and Boeing should be liable.

  • Nils 0172
    Nils 0172  2 months ago +553

    After more than 300 people died.
    They "fixed it with a software update"

  • Pekczydd
    Pekczydd  1 months ago +252

    keep rushing things and you will end up losing time.. or lives :'/

  • Observer 33210
    Observer 33210  1 months ago +1421

    The 737 Max is like a car that veers left because of a structural defect. Instead of correcting the defect structurally, the manufacturer decides it's cheaper to install a computer software that forces the steering wheel towards the right whenever it senses that the car is going too much to the left. Will you feel safe in such a car?
    After two crashes with this car, the manufacturer decides that he'd better have the software depend on two sensors instead of just one. Now when these sensors disagree, the software simply switches off. So you are then left with a car that structurally veers left and no software interference. The manufacturer is sure you'll feel it's safer now and will resume buying his car.
    Furthermore, the manufacturer claims that because his car will eventually have undergone such massive scrutiny, it must surely become one of the safest cars to hit the road! And it will gain this great reputation without the expense of structurally correcting the structural flaw. As always, he says, safety is his top priority!

  • Neuronaut Alpha-1
    Neuronaut Alpha-1  2 months ago +3120

    When you are carrying people, you cannot cut corners. Period.

  • クハ489-1 Productions
    クハ489-1 Productions  2 months ago +471

    Boeing 737 MAX: Grounded
    DC-10: First Time?

  • baka akuma
    baka akuma  7 days ago +78

    noone :
    B737 Max : oh look a penny

  • Ashton Manivanh At gaming
    Ashton Manivanh At gaming  2 months ago +80

    3:33 no MCAS means “MAY CRASH ANY SECOND”

  • Marc MyWords
    Marc MyWords  4 days ago +26

    You can not use a computer to compensate for a design flaw.

  • Daniel Jakes
    Daniel Jakes  4 months ago +16301

    Oh look. People died because someone else wanted more money.

  • DsM
    DsM  2 days ago +4

    REST IN PIECE anyone on that flight. You will be REMEMBERED.🙏

  • Jay See
    Jay See  3 days ago +5

    Boeing got greedy and farmed the computer programming out to
    $9 per hour dotheads.

  • Todd Howard
    Todd Howard  2 months ago +37

    You know it’s bad when in the 60 Minutes interview, even pilots said they don’t want to step on this plane

  • Gerard Gallagher
    Gerard Gallagher  7 days ago +35

    How about a $1 switch in cockpit, MCAS OFF!

  • Really Happenings
    Really Happenings  3 months ago +3088

    "Let's add some new software and not tell the pilots."

  • Daniel Moolman
    Daniel Moolman  7 days ago +12

    I just realised. if you are watching this on a computer and laptop, you have better equipment than many 737 max pilots got when training.

  • iXortri
    iXortri  7 days ago +35

    Boeing 737 MAX pilots be like
    "there are five forces of flight
    - lift
    - gravity
    - thrust
    - drag
    - mcas"

  • Charles Foree
    Charles Foree  2 months ago +310

    If you turn off the MCAS you now have an aircraft that is known to be dangerous without it. Nice work, Boeing.

  • Jor B
    Jor B  1 months ago +20

    You can cut your budget but some day you will pay the price.