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Canada bans MAX 8s, 18 Canadians died in Ethiopian Airlines crash

#Canada, March 14, 2019 – Boeing 737 MAX 8s will no longer be able to land or fly over Canada as Transport Minister Marc Garneau today announced a suspension of operation of the airplane which has had two suspect crashes, where all on board died, in recent months.

Air Canada, West Jet and Sunwing – all Canadian airline companies using the MAX 8 are impacted by the decision, which the Transport Minister based on similarities in the two crashes.

On Sunday, a Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed moments after take-off killing all 157 people on board. It is reported that 18 Canadians were on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight.

Boeing shares have plummeted just like that plane; a $27 billion market value loss is recorded in a mere two days, the worst for Boeing in history.



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