South Korea Latest Country To Ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 Planes

Eastar Jet, the only South Korean airline that owns the B737-8 has been "advised" to ground them.

 Share
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
South Korea Latest Country To Ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 Planes

Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft was the model involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash. (FILE PHOTO)


Seoul: 

South Korea on Tuesday became the latest country to suspend operations of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the model involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash.

"We have advised Eastar Jet, the only South Korean airline that owns the B737-8 (two aircraft) -- the same model involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash -- to ground them," the land, infrastructure and transport ministry said.

"Eastar Jet has agreed to do so, and told us it will suspend the aircraft's operations starting Wednesday," it said in a statement. 



(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)


Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................