WORLD Germany closes its airspace for Boeing 737 Max

WORLD

Germany closes its airspace for Boeing 737 Max

Xinhua

01:05, March 13, 2019

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SilkAir's new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft is seen through a viewing gallery window parked on the tarmac of Singapore's Changi International Airport. (Photo: AP) 

FRANFKRUT, March 12 (Xinhua) -- Germany's Federal Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer told media Tuesday that "Until all doubts have been dispelled, I have ordered that the German airspace is closed for the Boeing 737 Max as of now."

Last Sunday morning, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed shortly after taking off from the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board, including eight Chinese nationals.

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