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More Boeings grounded amid global probe into Ethiopia crash

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — A growing number of airlines grounded a new Boeing plane involved in the Ethiopian Airlines disaster as a global team of investigators began picking through the rural crash site on Tuesday. Some airlines cited worried customers for grounding the Boeing 737 Max 8, as experts chased details on why the plane … Continue reading More Boeings grounded amid global probe into Ethiopia crash

3 nations ground Boeing 737 Max 8s after Ethiopia crash

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Authorities in Ethiopia, China and Indonesia grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft Monday following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner that killed 157 people, and investigators found the flight recorders from the field where the plane went down. The new plane crashed shortly after takeoff in clear weather outside … Continue reading 3 nations ground Boeing 737 Max 8s after Ethiopia crash

Ethiopia mourns crash victims as plane’s ‘black box’ found

EJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian Airlines has grounded all of its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft as “an extra safety precaution” following the crash of one of its planes in which 157 people were killed, a spokesman said Monday, as Ethiopia marked a day of mourning and the plane’s damaged “black box” of data was … Continue reading Ethiopia mourns crash victims as plane’s ‘black box’ found

Correction: Ethiopia-Plane Crash story

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — In a story March 11 about the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet, The Associated Press reported erroneously that China grounded its models of the same plane for nine hours. China’s aviation authority ordered its airlines to ground their Boeing 737 8 MAX jets within nine hours. A corrected version … Continue reading Correction: Ethiopia-Plane Crash story