UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — After an air crash in Ethiopia, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) temporarily banned flights of Boeing 737 Max aircraft in EU airspace.
“As a precautionary measure, EASA today (on Tuesday – Ed.) Published a decree that comes into effect from 19.00 UTC (22.00 Moscow time) and temporarily suspends all flights of Boeing 737 Max 8 and 737 Max 9 models in Europe,” the statement said departments.
On the morning of March 10, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane carrying 157 people, including eight crew members, crashed near the Ethiopian city of Debre Zeit.
Among the dead – representatives of 35 countries, including three Russians. This is the second accident with the aircraft of this model in five months: on October 29, 2018, the liner of the Indonesian airline Lion Air crashed.
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