- The UK’s air authority has banned Boeing 737 Max 8 planes from entering UK airspace.
- 157 people died on Sunday when a 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines went down near Addis Ababa.
- The UK joins the growing list of countries and airlines grounding 737 Max 8 fleets.
The UK’s aviation agency has banned all Boeing 737 Max 8 plane from UK airspace, after 157 passengers were killed when the same model operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed.
The Civil Aviation Agency released a statement on Tuesday which said: "We have, as a precautionary measure, issued instructions to stop any commercial passenger flights from any operator arriving, departing or overflying UK airspace."
On Sunday, Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 crashed minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa on its way to Nairobi, Kenya. All 157 passengers died.
- Indonesia is grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after a crash in Ethiopia killed 157 people
- A Virgin Atlantic flight from Barbados to London was quarantined on arrival after 50 passengers and crew were struck with mysterious coughing fits
- The makeshift explosives posted to 2 London airports and its busiest train station have stamps suggesting they came from Ireland