Boeing 737 MAX: Is the new airplane safe?
11 March 2019 | 10:45 am
Plane crashes are rare. Crashes involving brand new aircraft are even rarer. Yet one of Boeing's newest aircraft models has crashed twice within two years of its launch.
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