An Ethiopian Airlines pilot warned senior managers at the carrier months before the Ethiopian 737MAX crash, reported Bloomberg.
According to emails and documents reviewed by Bloomberg News, “the pilot in December urged his superiors to bolster training on a 737 Max flight-control feature so crews would be better prepared for what the Lion Air pilots encountered in October before plunging into the Java Sea, killing all aboard”
As reported on Bloomberg “It will be a crash for sure,” if pilots struggling with a malfunction of Boeing’s flight-control system on the 737 Max also encountered, for example, a cockpit warning that they were flying too close to the ground, the pilot, Bernd Kai von Hoesslin, wrote in a Dec. 13 email.”
However, Ethiopian refutes Bloomberg reporting and said “All the stated allegations are baseless and factually incorrect. The pilot who has been referred to as source of these false allegations is a disgruntled former employee of the airline who left the airline after many administrative problems;…..”