China Grounds Entire Fleet Of Boeing 737-8 Planes Following Ethiopian Air Crash

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Published on March 11, 2019 - Duration: 00:40s

China Grounds Entire Fleet Of Boeing 737-8 Planes Following Ethiopian Air Crash

Reuters reports that China’s civil aviation regulator has suspended operations of all Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets in its fleet.

Aviation officials asked domestic airlines to suspend the commercial operations of the planes by 6:00 p.m.

Local time one day after the deadly crash of a 737 MAX 8 by Ethiopian Airlines.

The Ethiopian Airlines aircraft is the same model plane as the Lion Air flight that crashed into the Java Sea shortly after take-off from Jakarta on Oct.

29, killing all 189 people on board.

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China Grounds Entire Fleet Of Boeing 737-8 Planes Following Ethiopian Air Crash

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