Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 plane crashes, killing 157

Some carriers have halting using this model of passenger jet after the second accident in about five months. ABC News' Brad Mielke reports.
2:14 | 03/11/19

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Transcript for Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 plane crashes, killing 157
Bat first we have to start with some serious news this morning with airlines around the world grounding that same type of jet that was involved in the deadly crash in East Africa. The Ethiopian airlines Boeing 737 Max eight went down in clear skies on Sunday killing every one. On board this morning Ethiopian airlines grounded all of its Max eights came in airlines and all airlines and China have also stopped flying their Maxi aids as a safety precaution. So far US airlines are still flying the jet. The CEO of Ethiopian airlines visited the crash scene his airline admitted this morning it still does not know what. Caused the crash and the flight which was heading to require Nairobi Kenya experienced problems almost immediately after take off the plane's flight recorders. Haven't yet been found ABC's Brett milky has more details on this Brad. As a 157. People on board this plane going from Lisa Bob Baugh in Ethiopia to Nairobi Kenya. No one survived and were learning a lot of these people were aid workers. The US State Department says there were eight Americans on board the United Nations says the flight was carrying nineteen staffers working on issues like food shortages and human rights but more than victims or geography which stood up here to aviation analysts was the type of plane that crashed. ABC senior transportation correspondent David Curley says the same model went down nearly four months ago. This is a brand new aircraft 737. Max eight from Boeing. Went into service in May of 2007. Team their more than 300 them. In the world seventy plus flying in the United States and yes an Indonesian lion air. A plane crashed the same model. They in Indonesia and so yeah we're all immediately say hey. Is there a connection between these two crashes is a brand new derivative of the 737. And you have to crash is as close together is there something going on. Is that cause for alarm or is that just coincidence we don't know yet we don't have enough data to Telus whether there are connected. And as just this morning China decided to ground every commercial 7378 in its airspace. Well they do some more inspections while have a lot more on this horrific plane crash on start here early this morning listen on apple podcasts are your favorite podcasting app. Kenneth Diane Bratton OK thank you.

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