Ethiopia flight 'track' similar to Lion Air: FAA

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Ethiopia flight 'track' similar to Lion Air: FAA

Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell told reporters in a telephone call following Trump's announcement that the Boeing 737 Max would be grounded pending investigation that the Ethiopian plane's "track" was similar to that of a Lion Air flight that crashed just months ago.

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Ethiopia flight 'track' similar to Lion Air: FAA

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The United States expects it will take months before a software fix for Boeing 737 Max planes is complete, the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday, adding that he does not know how long the country's grounding of the aircraft will last.

Acting administrator Dan Elwell said on a conference call with reporters that the "black boxes" from Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines plane crash are headed to France later on Wednesday.

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