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Haunting Southwest Airlines graveyard show Boeing 737 Max planes grounded after two deadly crashes

This is the haunting Southwest Airlines graveyard of Boeing 737 Max planes that remain grounded after two deadly crashes claimed the lives of 346 people.

The fleet of more than 30 of the aircraft will stay on the tarmac of South California Logistics Airport in Victorville until at least November. 

Both American and Southwest Airlines took their 737 Max fleets out of service four months ago. 

Boeing has admitted that the planes may not reinstated until next year, as they scramble to fix the design flaws that led to the deadly crashes, the Wall Street Journal reported. 

The first disaster happened in October 2018 in Indonesia, when the plane fell into the Java Sea 15 minutes after taking off from Jakarta.

All 189 aboard the plane died reported CNN, including 180 Indonesians, one Italian and one Indian.   

The second occurred in March this year when a 737 Max took off from Bole International Airport in the Ethiopian capital.

The plane lost contact six-minutes into its journey and went down near to Bishoftu, Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board, including eight Americans.  

Boeing was found to have known of issues with one of the plane's safety features as early as 2017, NPR reported. But it did not disclose this information to airlines or regulators until after the first crash. 

The known problem was the 'angle of attack disagree alert,' which warns pilots if the planes sensors are transmitting contradictory data about the direction of the plane's nose.  

At one point the 737 Max planes were the best selling aircraft for Boeing, but for now they will remain on the ground - and some believe they will never take to the skies again. 

One with high hopes is President Donald Trump, who wrote on twitter just over a month after the most recent tragedy that they should consider re-branding.

'If I were Boeing, I would FIX the Boeing 737 MAX, add some additional great features, & REBRAND the plane with a new name,' he tweeted. 'No product has suffered like this one. But again, what the hell do I know?' 

Inside the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max graveyard (above) where more than 35 planes have been grounded until at least November. They were forced to remain on the tarmac after two deadly crashes killed 346 people 

One report for Boeing said that the planes will not be reinstated until next year while they fix faults on the plane. The aircraft supplier knew about one of the key safety faults with the plane since 2017 but did not report it

The main problem found back in 2017 was a security feature for the 'angle of attack disagree alert,' which helps pilots to recognize if sensors are reporting contradictory information. The important data regards the direction and angle of the plane's nose

There are more then 30 Southwest Airline branded Boeing 737 Max's on the tarmac of South California Logistics Airport in Victorville, California

Two deadly crashes killed 346 people - the first in Indonesia and the second in Ethiopia, the latter killed eight Americans

The regulator and both Southwest and American Airlines have temporarily grounded the planes, some of the above from Southwest remain on the tarmac in the desert

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