Njoroge said his wife and mother-in-law must have known they were going to die and comforted the children, 6, 4, and 9 months old, as the Ethiopian Airlines plunged into the ground shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa's Bole International Airport on March 10.
"I think the families are in agreement that Boeing's apologies to cameras have not been apologies to the families", Stumo testified. "But one could assume that we won't fully catch up next year", Laderman said.
Lawyer Kenneth Feinberg will assist the company in distributing $50m to the families.This is half of the $100m the company said on July 3 it would give over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organisations to help families and communities affected by the crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
Paul Njoroge says the Max - which is now grounded - has a design flaw and will lead to more deaths if it takes to the skies in the future. This came after a crash in Ethiopia in March this year, which occurred only months a similar deadly accident in Indonesia.
USA Today reported that Mr Njoroge said if Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration had done their job properly, the planes would have been grounded in November previous year.
"Part of it is you don't want to lay off the men and women who make them because they're well trained". The crash investigations generally take at least a year to complete.
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Njoroge told a House subcommittee that he still has "nightmares about how [his children] must have clung to their mother crying" during the doomed flight.
Boeing has said it developed a software fix to the MCAS stabilization system, which investigators have linked to both incidents, but an additional flaw has since emerged, and the company continues to work on the plane.
It's the height of the summer travel season, and if the country's major airports are anything to go by, commercial flights are humming along at a brisk clip, but there's not a 737 Max jet in sight - and likely won't be for months.
China, which has the largest Max 8 fleet in a single country and was the first to ground the planes, could be the outlier, especially as there are now politics at play in terms of its trade negotiations with the U.S.
At the hearing in Washington, Representative Peter DeFazio, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said he would call Boeing officials to testify at a hearing.
Boeing reiterated on Wednesday that the money distributed through the fund would be independent from the outcome of any lawsuits.
Boeing's initial announcement of the $100 million fund was met with anger by some victims' families, who described the offer as a publicity stunt.