In an excerpt from a “60 Minutes Australia” interview, Seattle Times aerospace reporter Dominic Gates addresses the design flaws that contributed to the 737 MAX crashes, the impact of the crisis on Boeing and whether or not he would fly on a MAX himself.

See the interview here and the entire “60 Minutes Australia” broadcast piece here.

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