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Germany bans Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes from its airspace: Minister

Disaster Accident

AFP  |  Berlin 

Germany on Tuesday banned all Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes from its airspace, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer announced, following a deadly crash in Ethiopia.

"Safety comes first. Until all doubts have been cleared up, I have ordered that German airspace be closed to all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft with immediate effect," he told NTV television.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 20:55 IST