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Thu, 4 July 2019

Boeing Pledges Support to Families and Communities Affected by 737 Max 8 Accidents

Boeing has pledged $100 million in funds to address family and community needs of those affected by the tragic accidents of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.

Boeing says that this "initial investment" will be made over multiple years, and is meant to support the education, hardship and living expenses for impacted families, community programs, and economic development in impacted communities.

Boeing has pledged $100 million in funds to address family and community needs of those affected by the tragic accidents of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. Click to enlarge.

"We at Boeing are sorry for the tragic loss of lives in both of these accidents and these lives lost will continue to weigh heavily on our hearts and on our minds for years to come. The families and loved ones of those on board have our deepest sympathies, and we hope this initial outreach can help bring them comfort," said Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing chairman, president and CEO. "We know every person who steps aboard one of our airplanes places their trust in us. We are focused on re-earning that trust and confidence from our customers and the flying public in the months ahead."

Boeing employees will also have the opportunity to make donations in support of the families and communities impacted by the accidents. Boeing will match these employee donations through 31 December 2019.

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