The investigation into the Ethiopian Airways crash is in its early phases and there’s no must subject new steerage to operators of its 737 MAX eight plane primarily based on the data it has to this point, Boeing mentioned on Monday.
“Security is our primary precedence and we’re taking each measure to totally perceive all features of this accident, working carefully with the investigating workforce and all regulatory authorities concerned,” a Boeing spokesman mentioned in an announcement emailed to Reuters.
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China’s aviation regulator on Monday grounded almost 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX eight plane operated by its airways, greater than 1 / 4 of the worldwide fleet of the jets, after a lethal crash of one of many planes in Ethiopia.
West Jet and Air Canada, which each have fleets of the 737 MAX eight planes, mentioned in an announcement that they don’t seem to be grounding the planes.
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Sunday’s crash, minutes after take-off, of an Ethiopian Airways 737 MAX eight certain for Nairobi, killed all 157 on board, together with 18 Canadians, and prompted the service to floor the remainder of its 737 MAX jets.
In October, a 737 MAX eight operated by Indonesian finances service Lion Air crashed 13 minutes after take-off from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on a home flight, killing all 189 on board. The 737 MAX eight first entered service in 2017.