The black box recorders from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed just minutes after takeoff at the weekend, killing 157 people, will be sent to France for analysis, the country's air accident investigation agency (BEA) said Wednesday.
John Quindos Karanja lost his wife, his daughter, and three grandchildren in the plane crash.
Though there are no proven links between the two recent 737 MAX crashes, the United Arab Emirates' aviation regulator said on Tuesday there were "marked similarities" and China's regulator noted both occurred shortly after take-off.
Southwest, which operates 34 Max 8 aircraft, said it was immediately complying with the FAA's order.
October's Lion Air crash is also unresolved, but attention has focused so far on the role of a software system created to push the plane down as well as airline training and maintenance.
Boeing said it has been working on an upgrade for the 737 MAX 8 since one of the planes operated by Lion Air crashed in Indonesia in October 2018.More news: Bettors backing Browns for SB after OBJ trade
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Ethiopian authorities have said it will take several days to identify the remains of the victims.
US President Donald Trump, an aviation enthusiast whose ties with Boeing run deep, received safety assurances personally from its chief executive Dennis Muilenburg.
USA plane-maker Boeing said it was sure the MAX aircraft is safe, however, several countries, including Russian Federation, the European Union and the U.S., have slapped a temporary ban on the operation of Boeing 737 MAX airfcraft in their airspace.
Southwest Airlines, the largest USA domestic carrier, exclusively flies Boeing 737 aircraft and has 34 of the Max 8s in its fleet.
The two veteran politicians described an embassy that found itself grieving a loss that has reverberated around the country even as they worked around the clock to find out more about the Canadians who were on board the ill-fated flight. Its stock has fallen about 11 percent since the crash, wiping almost $26 billion off its market value.
Manant Vaidya said that his sister Kosha, who became a Canadian permanent resident in 2003, wanted to take her children to Nairobi to show them her birthplace. The drop has lopped US$26.65 billion off Boeing's market value.