Vir­gin awaits crash probe

The Gold Coast Bulletin - - NATION -

VIR­GIN Aus­tralia is wait­ing for the out­come of an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into last week’s fa­tal Lion Air jet crash to see if changes need to be made for its or­der of Boe­ing 737 Max 8 air­craft.

Boe­ing and US avi­a­tion au­thor­i­ties have is­sued global safety warn­ings to air­lines fol­low­ing the Oc­to­ber 29 crash of the Lion Air 737 Max 8 air­craft into the Java Sea that killed all 189 peo­ple on board.

Vir­gin has or­dered 30 of the fuel-ef­fi­cient 737 Max 8 air­craft. It’s un­der­stood Vir­gin Aus­tralia is mon­i­tor­ing the out­come of the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

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