March 14, 2019 / 8:28 PM / 4 months ago

Boeing pauses 737 MAX deliveries in wake of deadly crash

SEATTLE, March 14 (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Thursday it was pausing deliveries of its 737 MAX aircraft to customers following the grounding of the jetliner by the United States and around the world.

The 737 MAX has been banned from flying in most countries after an Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday that killed all 157 people on board. This was a second deadly incident involving the relatively new Boeing model in five months. In October, a Lion Air jet crashed in Indonesia, killing all 189 people on board. (Reporting by Eric M. Johnson in Seattle; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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