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Canada Bans US Jet Model Involved in Ethiopian Crash

Canada has banned from its airspace the model of an American-made jetliner that crashed and killed 157 people Sunday, leaving the United States as the world's most high-profile country to continue to allow the aircraft to remain in service. 

 

The new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft has crashed twice in less than five months, killing nearly 350 people. 

 

Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau told reporters in Ottawa that Wednesday's decision was made after receiving new satellite data that showed a possible similarity to a previous crash.    

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Published By: Africa.,. - Wednesday, 13 March