US President Donald Trump has ordered the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8s following Sunday’s lethal aircraft crash in Ethiopia.
Mr Trump stated: “We are going to be issuing an emergency order of prohibition to ground all flights of the 737 MAX 8 and the 737 MAX 9 and planes associated with that line.”
The president stated any Boeing at present within the air will go to its vacation spot after which be grounded.
He stated pilots and airways have been notified, including that the protection of the American individuals is of “paramount concern”.
The transfer follows the crash in Ethiopia final weekend wherein 157 individuals died.