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China grounds Boeing 737 Max 8

China ordered all domestic flight to ground flight type 737 Max 8 after the Ethiopian Airline flight tragedy. The officials said similarly few months ago Indonesia Lion Air that crashed, killing all on board was the same type of aircraft.

China’s Civil Aviation Administration said there were no similarities between the incidents in Ethiopia and Indonesia but the administration has decided to take precautions.

About one-fifth of the market demand is from China for the US Company Boeing and majority of sales for Boeing 737 Max 8 are Asian countries. The first batch of flights were delivered to China in December from Boeing.

Ethiopian Airlines crashed just after 6 minutes into departure, killing all 157 onboard. In October Indonesia Lion Air flight crashed, killing 189 on board.

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