The Boeing 737 MAX planes gets a ban in the airspace of Singapore on Tuesday,following the deadly crash of Ethiopian flight.
The Singapore aviation regulator banned the model following Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 went down minutes into a flight to Nairobi Sunday, killing all 157 people on board, months after a Lion Air jet of the same model crashed in Indonesia killing 189.
“Temporarily suspending operation of all variants of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft into and out of Singapore in light of two fatal accidents involving Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in less than five months,”The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said in a statement.
“During the temporary suspension, CAAS will gather more information and review the safety risk associated with the continued operation of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft into and out of Singapore,” it said.
Following the crash the US regulators has also ordered the Boeing makers to urgently improve the model.