US grounds Boeing 737 MAX amid growing safety concerns

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2019/03/14 | 951 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

The ban on the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft became worldwide on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump joined Canada and other countries in grounding the aircraft amid mounting global fears for the jets' airworthiness.US authorities said new evidence showed similarities between Sunday's deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 and a fatal accident in Indonesia in October.The Federal Aviation Administration said findings from the crash site near Addis Ababa and "newly refined sate...(…)

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