U.S. grounds Boeing planes after Ethiopian Airlines crash
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration announced on Wednesday that all Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the US are being grounded.
Trump made the announcement unexpectedly at the top of a White House meeting on border security.
The President says all 737 Max 8 and Max 9’s in the air would continue to their destinations, and then be grounded.
The US announcement comes hours after Canada joined the growing list of nations to order the planes out of service.
All this following two crashes in the last 5 months involving the 737 Max planes. A total of 346 people have been killed, with the most recent crash happening on Sunday after an Ethiopian Airlines plane went down and killed 157.