Ban on Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes over UK airspace

The UK has banned all arrivals, departures and overflights involving the Boeing 737 MAX 8 which crashed on Sunday killing all on board, on a flight between Ethopia and Kenya.

A spokesperson for the CAA said: “As we do not currently have sufficient information from the flight data recorder we have, as a precautionary measure, issued instructions to stop any commercial passenger flights from any operator arriving, departing or overflying UK airspace.”

The UK has joined Malaysia, Singapore, China & Australia, in banning the aircraft.

Tui Airways and Norwegian both operate the Boeing Max 8 in the UK.

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