Senate subcommittee rebukes Boeing CEO over safety failures

Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun leaves after testifying during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Investigations Subcommittee hearing to examine “Boeing’s broken safety culture” Friday, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Samuel Corum/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

New whistleblower testimony in a Senate report released late Monday alleges that Boeing Co. has a history of attempting to “eliminate quality inspections” and mishandling damaged parts, sparking concern among senators that the aircraft manufacturer prioritizes production over safety.