Canada grounds Boeing 737 Max 8, bans jet from airspace following fatal crash

Canada is grounding all its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and banning the jet from its airspace following the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board, including 18 Canadians.

“This safety notice restricts commercial passenger flights from any air operator, both domestic and foreign, of the Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft from arriving, departing, or overflying Canadian airspace,” Transport Minister Marc Garneau said today.