Debris of Ethiopia Airlines’ ill-fated Flight ET302, which crashed near Bishoftu, 60 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa, en route Nairobi in Kenya. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Boeing’s back-to-back crashes involving the same 737 MAX 8 model have few parallels in modern aviation history

  • Boeing’s back-to-back disasters involving its latest jet is rare in modern aviation history
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Debris of Ethiopia Airlines’ ill-fated Flight ET302, which crashed near Bishoftu, 60 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa, en route Nairobi in Kenya. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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A Boeing 737 Max 8 with the livery of Hainan Airlines. The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) ordered all domestic carriers to stop flying the aircraft by 6pm, March 11, pending an investigation. Hainan Airlines operates 16 of the aircraft. Photo: SCMP/Hainan Airlines

Aviation regulators of China, elsewhere ordered Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 to stop flying after second crash of the model in five months

  • Civil aviation regulators of China, Ethiopia, Indonesia have ordered domestic carriers to stop flying the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft
  • More than a dozen Chinese carriers operate the model, with 246 domestic routes and 355 domestic flights scheduled on Monday
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A Boeing 737 Max 8 with the livery of Hainan Airlines. The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) ordered all domestic carriers to stop flying the aircraft by 6pm, March 11, pending an investigation. Hainan Airlines operates 16 of the aircraft. Photo: SCMP/Hainan Airlines
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