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Dispatches Human Race

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The debris of the crashed airplane of Ethiopian Airlines. (Michael Tewelde/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Race


Airlines and nations around the world are grounding the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet after the March 10 crash in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that killed all 157 people on board. Britain, Germany, Oman, Norwegian Air Shuttle, and South Korean Eastar Jet have joined airlines in China and Indonesia, Aeroméxico, Brazil’s Gol Airlines, India’s Jet Airways, and other countries and airlines in grounding the plane, with some citing worried customers as the reason for the action. U.S., Israeli, Kenyan, and other aviation experts are investigating the crash, led by Ethiopian authorities. Victims of the crash came from 35 countries and included dozens of humanitarian workers.


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