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Boeing pledges $100 million to support families of MAX crash victims

Daniel McCoy
Boeing pledges $100 million to support families of MAX crash victims

The Boeing Co. on Wednesday announced that it has set aside $100 million to support the families and communities impacted by the two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX.  The company said in a press release that the funds to be distributed over the next several years will support education, hardship and living expenses for affected families, community programs and economic development in communities impacted by the crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 in October and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 in March. “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 minds for years to come,” says Dennis Muilenburg, CEO at Boeing (NYSE: BA).