Two workers walk under the wing of a 737 Max aircraft at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, U.S., March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
Two workers walk under the wing of a 737 Max aircraft at the Boeing factory in Renton Reuters
  • Indonesian investigators have linked the Lion Air plane that crashed in October to a Florida repair shop, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.
  • The facility, owned by XTRA Aerospace, did maintenance on the Boeing 737 Max before the fatal crash, documents prepared for the country’s parliament show.
  • The report does not link the repair shop to the Ethiopian Airlines’ jet, the second such plane to crash.

The first of two Boeing 737 Max planes to crash since October has been linked to a Florida maintenance shop, according to investigation documents obtained by Bloomberg.

Investigators in Indonesia, where Lion Air Flight JT610 originated shortly before it plunged into the Java Sea, are looking into an XTRA Aerospace facility in Miramar, Florida, which had previously worked on the plane’s angle-of-attack (AOA) sensor before the crash. That’s according to a briefing prepared for the country’s parliament, Bloomberg reported.

The angle of attack sensor has come under scrutiny in both the…