Trump Grounds Boeing Max Jets, Leaving Fate Of MIA Flights Unknown

Mar 14, 2019
Originally published on March 13, 2019 7:54 pm

President Donald Trump has ordered all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 jets in the U.S. grounded following the Sunday crash in which 157 were killed.

The order is effective immediately. Any Max jets now in the air will be grounded after landing, according to reports by CNN.

All 24 of American Airline’s Max 8 jets run operations out of Miami International Airport. The airline did not immediately respond to comment saying how its flights would be affected. Previously the airline issued a statement that saying it maintained full confidence in its Max fleet.

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