Eight Americans were confirmed dead in the Ethiopia plane crash that killed 157 passengers and crew members.
The airplane model is the same. Some key circumstances are remarkably similar. And the outcome was equally tragic.
It’s no wonder, then, that a number of questions are being raised about the safety of Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the plane involved in Sunday’s crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which nosedived to the ground outside the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, killing all 157 on board.
The accident drew immediate parallels to the Oct. 29 crash of a Lion Air plane that plunged from the skies above Indonesia and into the Java Sea, killing all 189 passengers and crew members.
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