Also in Germany, not allowed to start the Boeing 737 Max 8 for the time being, or land. The Federal Minister of transport, Scheuer said. Previously the UK had blocked the air space for the aircraft type.
After the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 in Ethiopia, the German airspace for this type of machine will be locked. "Safety comes first, absolutely. Until all doubts are dispelled, I have arranged that the German airspace is closed for the Boeing 737 Max 8, starting immediately," said Federal transport Minister Andreas Scheuer ntv.
Federal transport Minister Andreas Scheuer: "Until all doubt has been eliminated", should remain the Boeing 737 Max 8 at the bottom.
Also, the UK had blocked the air space for these aircraft. The British aviation authority, spoke of a "precautionary measure". The authority stressed that it was in close contact with the European aviation safety EASA.
EASA itself has provided for the evening, an assessment of the Situation in view. A spokesman for the authority disagreed, however, rumors that a closure of European airspace is planned for the 737 Max 8.doubt in China
Previously, several countries and Airlines had stopped, the Boeing 737 Max 8. Including France, Ireland and China. The people's Republic is one of the most important customer for the Boeing sales hit and, in the face of the crash of a Lion Air flight in October in Indonesia, skeptical. The Chinese aviation authority CAAC pointed out in its explanatory Memorandum that there had been in two accidents "certain Similarities". Both flights in good weather conditions shortly after the Start, in trouble. A possibly similar error in the electronics can not yet be excluded.