By bankyfem • 16th Mar 2019 • 214 views • 43 comments

Global News

The notorious Boeing Max 8 that crashed in Ethiopia on Sunday killing 157 people aboard has crash-landed today in the Russian city of Syktyvkar due to engine failure.

It was learnt that a total of 157 passengers and six crew were on board.

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The aircraft was reportedly travelling from the small town of Mirny located in the Siberian region of Eastern Russia and bound for the capital Moscow.

Details are sketchy at the moment but officials on the ground said one of the plane’s engines stopped working mid-flight.

Ethiopian Crash Site

More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger jets around the world have been taken out of service following two fatal crashes over the past five months in Ethiopia and Indonesia that killed almost 350 people in all.

The causes of both crashes are still under investigation.

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On Thursday the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it will ground all Boeing MAX jets in service because of similarities.

Boeing said it had paused deliveries of its fastest-selling 737 MAX aircraft built at its factory near Seattle, but continues to produce the single-aisle version of the jet at full speed while dealing with the worldwide fleet's grounding.

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