Ethiopian Airlines crash: carriers ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Carrier joins China and Cayman Islands in suspending new jets after second tragedy in four months

Ethiopian Airlines has joined carriers in China and the Cayman Islands in suspending the use of Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after a crash on Sunday killed all 157 people onboard.

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302, on its way to Nairobi from Addis Ababa, crashed six minutes after takeoff, ploughing into a field near Tulu Fara village outside the town of Bishoftu, 40 miles south-east of the Ethiopian capital.

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