Boeing falls after 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 of the coast of Indonesia after taking off from Jakarta.
The plane, a 737-500 aircraft, was 26 years old, much older compared to 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 individuals in 2018.
Black boxes of the plane were located and communications data 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 had been believed have been detected within 150 meters to 200 meters of the crash site, based on 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. Twelve 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 and conspiracy charges connected to its 737 MAX jet program.
The settlement calls for a criminal penalty of $243.6 zillion, determined by the conduct of 2 former MAX program specialized pilots, as well as the establishment of a $500 million fund to offer compensation for families of the victims of the Lion Air and 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 zillion.
“I firmly believe that entering into this resolution is actually a suitable thing for us to do – a step which appropriately acknowledges how we fell short of the values of ours and expectations,” said CEO Dave Calhoun. “This resolution is a serious reminder to all of us of just how crucial our obligation of transparency to regulators is actually, and the negative effects that the business of ours can experience when any one of us falls short of those expectations.”