Canada has officially banned Boeing 737 Max planes from flying.
Canada’s transportation minister Marc Garneau just announced that Canada has officially banned all Boeing 737 Max 8 or 9 planes. The move comes after a crash in Ethiopia involving that type of aircraft killed 158 people this past weekend.
The crash caused extra concern since it was the second of its kind.Recently, another Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed also killing everyone in bored. That deadly crash happened in Indonesia, just five months ago in October 2018. In both cases, the plans went down only minutes after takeoff and the pilots indicated they were having problems.
Currently, Canadian airlines that use the aircraft are Air Canada,West Jet, and Sunwing however Sunwing grounded all their models this morning. There are 40 other airlines worldwide flying this kind of plane.
More to come.