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Boeing Enlists Ken Feinberg and Camille Biros to Oversee $50 Million Boeing Community Investment Fund to Support Communities Affected by Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Accidents

Boeing Enlists Ken Feinberg and Camille Biros to Oversee $50 Million Boeing Community Investment Fund to Support Communities Affected by Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302Boeing Enlists Ken Feinberg and Camille Biros to Oversee $50 Million Boeing Community Investment Fund to Support Communities Affected by Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Accidents Accidents

Boeing Enlists Ken Feinberg and Camille Biros to Oversee $50 Million Boeing Community Investment Fund to Support Communities Affected by Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Accidents

– Fund will empower families who lost loved ones to support charitable organizations in affected communities

– Boeing to partner once again with Kenneth Feinberg and Camille Biros on fund creation, allocation and distribution

– All monies distributed will be independent of any resolution provided through the legal process

CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced it has dedicated the remaining $50 million of a previously announced $100 million fund to support humanitarian needs in communities affected by the Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 accidents. The Boeing Community Investment Fund will work directly with victims’ families to enable them to donate to eligible charities of their choosing. The company will partner once again with Ken Feinberg and Camille Biros on the fund’s creation, allocation and distribution. Feinberg and Biros will immediately begin working with families, governments and other interested parties to identify eligible charitable organizations. All monies distributed by Feinberg and Biros will be independent of any resolution provided through the legal process.

“Following months of extensive discussions with victims’ families, government officials, community leaders and others, we determined the best path forward – both for those who lost loved ones and the communities affected by these accidents – is to empower the families to decide how to allocate these funds,” said Tim Keating, Boeing’s executive vice president of Government Operations, who oversees the company’s charitable activities. “Through this donation, it is our hope the families will be able to honor their loved ones in a manner that is both personal and meaningful to them while also creating a lasting legacy in their communities around the world.”

Boeing and Ethiopian airlines responses on Flight 302 crash.

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Work also continues on the previously announced $50 million Boeing Financial Assistance Fund, which is providing near-term financial assistance to families of the victims.

Letter from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg to Airlines, Passengers and the Aviation Community

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“When we made our initial $100 million pledge, our first priority was to ensure that we provided families with immediate financial assistance,” said Keating. “Ken Feinberg and Camille Biroshave made tremendous progress on that effort. Given their success and the trust they have built with the families, we have now asked Ken and Camille to oversee the important work of connecting families with the charitable organizations they deem most meaningful.”

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