Boeing says it encouraged the FAA to temporarily ban its 737 Max planes

Mail Online | 3/14/2019 | Leah Mcdonald For The Daily Mail
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Boeing claimed it recommended that the Federal Aviation Administration temporarily ban all 737 Max aircraft from U.S aviation space 'out of an abundance of caution.'

However the U.S. aerospace manufacturer said that it is still confident in the aircraft's safety.

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President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he is to ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft.

The European Union, China, and Australia, among other countries, have grounded the Boeing 737 Max 8.

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Trump said he made the decision following conversations with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg and acting FAA administrator Dan Elwell after 'new information' and 'physical evidence' emerged on tragic incidents involving the Max 8 aircraft.

An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed Sunday, shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa.

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All 157 people on aircraft perished. A Lion Air flight on a 737 Max 8 crashed in October in Indonesia, taking the lives of its 189 passengers and crew, too.

Airlines have been notified that the Boeing Max aircraft are being taken out of circulation temporarily, and they are in agreement with the decision, Trump claimed.

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In a statement Boeing said: 'Boeing continues to have full confidence in the safety of the 737 Max.

'However, after consultation with the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and aviation authorities and its customers around the world, Boeing has determined — out of an abundance of caution and in order to reassure the flying public of the aircraft's safety — to recommend to the FAA the temporary suspension of operations of the entire global fleet of 371 737 Max aircraft.'

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Dennis Muilenburg, president, CEO, Chairman of The Boeing Company, extended his sympathies to the families of people who had died in accidents involving the Boeing Max planes.

He added: 'We are supporting this proactive step out of...
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