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Several countries suspend Boeing 737 MAX 8 after Ethiopia crash

 
Multiple airlines have suspended the use of Boeing's 737 MAX 8 aircraft after Sunday's crash in Ethiopia that killed everyone on board.
 
For more on this and other news around the world we turn to our Ro Aram….
Aram… what's the latest?
 
Well Mark…. Ethiopia, China, Indonesia and a host of other nations have grounded the new version of Being's best-selling aircraft.
 
This comes after questions were raised about the 737 MAX 8's safety.
Sunday's crash in Ethiopia was very similar to last October's deadly crash of the same model in Indonesia.
Safety experts cautioned against drawing too many comparisons between the two crashes until more is known.
 
The cause of Sunday's disaster is not yet clear, but the investigators found the jetliner's two flight recorders.
Ethiopian authorities are leading the investigation into the crash, assisted by the U.S., Kenya and others.
 
boeing 737 max 8 banned by airlines
 
Despite the safety concerns, Boeing said it had no reason to pull the popular aircraft from the skies.
The firm plans to send a technical team to the crash site to help investigators.
 
The incident has caused Being's share prices to tumble.
The loss of the Chinese market is especially a big blow to the U.S.-based firm as the country is one of Boeing's biggest customers.

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