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Boeing wants suspension of 'entire global fleet' of 737 MAX

By SnrMgr at 2019-03-14 • 0 collector • 20 pageviews

Several countries have ordered the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX 8 model in the wake of a deadly crash involving the model in Ethiopia [File: Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu]

Boeing has recommended a temporary suspension of its "entire global fleet" of the 737 MAX aircraft after several countries, including the US, banned their use in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board.

Boeing said it proposed the suspension to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday "out of an abundance of caution".

"We are supporting this proactive step out of an abundance of caution," said Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing's president, CEO and chairman in a statement on the company's website

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