Former Boeing Whistleblower Found Dead in South Carolina: Tragic End to Defamation Lawsuit Journey

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A former Boeing employee involved in a whistleblower lawsuit against the company was found dead in South Carolina, authorities confirmed. The death of John Barnett, 62, was ruled as a suicide by the Charleston County Coroner. Barnett, who had worked at Boeing for 32 years before retiring in 2017, had raised concerns about issues with oxygen systems on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which he had supervised at the North Charleston plant from …

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Boeing Whistleblower Found Dead on Day of Testimony Against Aircraft Manufacturer

Charleston, South Carolina – A Boeing whistleblower, John Barnett, was tragically found dead in his car with a gunshot wound to his head on the same day he was scheduled to testify against the aircraft manufacturer. Barnett’s death has raised suspicions given the circumstances and timing, as it comes amid a series of incidents that have plagued Boeing in recent years. The aviation giant has faced a string of scandals, including quality control issues, drug-related …

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Alaska Airlines Allowed Boeing Plane to Fly Despite Triggered Warning Lights, NTSB Says

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) revealed that Alaska Airlines allowed a Boeing plane to continue flying despite warnings from a cabin pressurization system. The NTSB reported that brand-new Boeing 737 Max 9 had three instances of warning lights being triggered on previous flights, with two occurrences happening on consecutive days before the aircraft experienced a fuselage blowout on its flight on Friday. Even though the warnings prompted the company to cease flying the aircraft …

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Alaska Airlines Grounds Boeing 737 Max 9 After Midair Emergency Landing

PORTLAND, Oregon – All 174 passengers and six crew members aboard an Alaska Airlines flight are safe after a window and part of the fuselage blew out midair, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered the temporary grounding of all Boeing 737 Max 9 jetliners for inspection following the incident. This order impacts 171 airplanes worldwide, with required inspections taking approximately four to eight …

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