Thursday March 14, 2019-United States President, Donald Trump, has taken action against Boeing after one of its plane crashed in Ethiopia on
Thursday March 14, 2019-United States President, Donald Trump, has takenaction against Boeing after one of its plane crashed in Ethiopia on Sunday.
The 737-800 max crashed 6 minutesafter taking off from Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa on its way toNairobi. All 157people on aircraft perished. The dead included 32 Kenyans.
Now the US president has ordered the groundingof all Boeing 737-800 max until their safety are guaranteed.
President Trump said he madethe decision after holding talks with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao,Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg and acting FAA administrator Dan Elwell after'new information' and 'physical evidence' emerged on tragic incidents involvingthe 737-Max.
“The United States has the greatest record in the world of aviation, andwe want to keep it that way, so I didn't want to take any chances,” Trump said.
'We didn't have to make this decision today, we could have delayed it.We maybe didn't have to make it at all, but I felt it was important, bothpsychologically, and a lot of other ways, “Trump added.
Trump was known to havespoken to Boeing, but he said he'd also been in contact with American and otherairliners.
"We just thought it wasthe right thing to do,' he said.
The Kenyan DAILY POST