Planes grounded after Ethiopian Airlines crash – All Boeing Max 8 aircraft banned from Indian skies

Written by on March 13, 2019

India’s Ministry of Aviation has shut down the country’s airspace to all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft as of Wednesday, the latest country to take action following the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302.

It followed an earlier decision by the government to ground Indian airlines’ entire Max 8 fleet on Tuesday.

The ban will begin at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, the ministry said on its official Twitter.

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