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Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly during the inauguration the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France, Monday June 17, 2019.
Benoit Tessier/Pool via AP
June 17, 2019 - 11:11 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing executives apologized Monday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the U.S. plane maker struggles to regain the trust of regulators, pilots and the global traveling public. Some...
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Cape May, New Jersey
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Molly Daly
May 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm
UPDATED: 1:44 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A small plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near Cape May on Wednesday, shocking beachgoers. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that a Mooney M20J aircraft with one person aboard crashed in the water and sank about 1,200 feet from the...
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A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida sits in a river at the end of a runway, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Gary McCullough/AP Photo
May 04, 2019 - 7:44 am
By Josh Replogle and Mike Schneider JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A chartered jet carrying 143 people from the U.S. military base in Cuba tried to land in a thunderstorm and ended up in the river at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Authorities said everyone on board emerged without critical injuries,...
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A Thai Lion Air employee displays a ceremonial key to the company's newest plane, Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 jet.
Elaine Thompson/AP, file
March 22, 2019 - 6:24 am
(Associated Press) — Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia, killing everyone on board. The equipment, which had been offered as an option, alerts pilots of faulty...
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When the FAA announced it was grounding all Boeing 737 Max planes, the agency said it had identified similarities between last week's Ethiopian Airlines crash and the Lion Air crash in Indonesia six months earlier.
Fabien Muhire/CNN
March 20, 2019 - 6:36 am
By Ralph Ellis (CNN) — When the Federal Aviation Administration announced it was grounding all Boeing 737 Max planes , the agency said it had identified similarities between last week's Ethiopian Airlines crash and the Lion Air crash in Indonesia six months earlier. The Ethiopian Minister of...
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An engine on a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane.
Ted S. Warren/AP, file
March 18, 2019 - 4:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same day French aviation investigators concluded there were "clear similarities" in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 last week and a Lion Air jet...
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Students from Hama elementary school, who walked an hour and a half from their school in the surrounding area to pay their respects, stand next to floral tributes at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed
Mulugeta Ayene/AP Photo
March 15, 2019 - 11:49 am
By Elias Meseret and Mulugeta Ayene, Associated Press HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Analysis of the flight recorders of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane has begun, the airline said Friday, and The New York Times reported that the pilot requested permission "in a panicky voice" to return to the...
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An Air Canada Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft
Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP
March 13, 2019 - 2:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is issuing an emergency order Wednesday grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft "effective immediately," in the wake of the crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people , President Donald Trump said. Many nations had already barred the Boeing 737 Max 8...
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Relatives react at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed.
Mulugeta Ayene/AP
March 13, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Canada joined much of the world in barring the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet from its airspace on Wednesday, saying satellite tracking data shows possible but unproven similarities between the Ethiopian Airliner crash that killed 157 people and a previous crash involving the model...
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Officials from the Aviation Industry Corporation of China pray March 12, 2019, next to offerings of fruit, breads and incense sticks, at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff.
Mulugeta Ayene/AP
March 12, 2019 - 5:32 pm
HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Much of the world, including the entire European Union, grounded the Boeing jetliner involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash or banned it from their airspace Tuesday, leaving the United States as one of the few remaining operators of the plane involved in two deadly...
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