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Boeing Girds For Legal Fallout As US Joins 737 MAX Ban

By Linda Chiem (March 13, 2019, 9:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. joined the ranks of more than 40 other countries on Wednesday in grounding all Boeing 737 MAX jets, dealing a blow to the American plane maker as it confronts widespread legal and regulatory implications from the aircraft's role in the recent Ethiopian Airlines crash.

Days after defending the safety and airworthiness of Boeing's 737 MAX jets and refusing to ban them from flight despite global pressure to do so, the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday ordered the temporary grounding of all 737 MAX aircraft operated by U.S. airlines or others in U.S. territories.

President Donald Trump announced earlier on Wednesday...

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