More Boeings Grounded Amid Global Probe into Ethiopia Crash

Boeing, however, has said it has no reason to pull the popular aircraft from the skies.

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HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — A growing number of airlines grounded a new Boeing plane involved in the Ethiopian Airlines disaster as a global team of investigators began picking through the rural crash site on Tuesday. Some airlines cited worried customers for grounding the Boeing 737 Max 8, as experts chased details on why the plane crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday, killing all 157 on board. Answers could take months. South Korean airline Eastar Jet was…

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