The Latest: FAA nominee commits to making planes safe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigation into safety review of the troubled Boeing 737 Max (all times local):

11:50 a.m.

President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Federal Aviation Administration says he's committed to making any changes recommended by groups looking into how the agency certifies the safety of airliners.

Under questioning during a Senate committee confirmation hearing, Stephen Dickson says he would never abdicate his responsibility for making sure planes are safe.

The FAA has been criticized for allowing employees of aircraft manufacturers to do safety inspections of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

Senators asked about media reports that high-ranking FAA officials didn't monitor crucial safety assessments of the Max.

Dickson told senators it's important not to jump to conclusions.Read more on NewsOK.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigation into safety review of the troubled Boeing 737 Max (all times local):

11:50 a.m.

President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Federal Aviation Administration says he's committed to making any changes recommended by groups looking into how the agency certifies the safety of airliners.

Under questioning during a Senate committee confirmation hearing, Stephen Dickson says he would never abdicate his responsibility for making sure planes are safe.

The FAA has been criticized for allowing employees of aircraft manufacturers to do safety inspections of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

Senators asked about media reports that high-ranking FAA officials didn't monitor crucial safety assessments of the Max.

Dickson told senators it's important not to jump to conclusions.
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