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Family of Lion Air co-pilot sues Boeing over fatal Indonesia plane crash

Lion Air Flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea after take-off from Jakarta on Oct. 29

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The family of the Indonesian co-pilot of a Lion Air flight that crashed in October, killing all 189 on board, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Boeing Co (BA.N) in Chicago, adding to litigation piling up against the manufacturer in its hometown.

The lawsuit, filed on Friday in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, alleges that a Lion Air-operated Boeing 737 MAX 8 was unreasonably dangerous because its sensors provided inconsistent information to both the pilots and the aircraft.

Boeing declined to comment on pending litigation.

Lion Air Flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea after take-off from Jakarta on Oct.

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First Published: Dec 29 2018 | 9:02 PM IST

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