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Boeing faces preliminary SEC investigation into its 737 MAX disclosures

A Boeing 737 Max 8 sits behind the Boeing 737 Renton factory waiting for engines. The Angle of attack (AOA) instrument of the 737 MAX, is the bottom piece of equipment below just below the cockpit windshield. 

Photographed on March 13, 2019 209611 209611

Officials in the SEC's enforcement division are examining whether Boeing was adequately forthcoming to shareholders about material problems with the plane, said people familiar with the matter.

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