South Korea to Ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft - TNBC USA

Today, South Korea became the latest country to suspend operations of  Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes, the similar model involved in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport said that “we have advised Eastar Jet, the only South Korean airline that owns the B737-8 (two aircraft) — the same model involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash — to ground them.”

It further said in a statement, “Eastar Jet has agreed to do so, and told us it will suspend the aircraft’s operations starting Wednesday.”

More details are awaited.

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