Rwanda grounds all Boeing 737 MAX from airspace. Rwandan civil aviation authority joined a universal ban of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after witnessing two crashes in a five-month period.
Rwanda decided to ground all Boeing 737 MAX planes from its aircraft after the latest incident which caused the death of over 150 people.
Nearly 190 passengers and crew members lost their lives when the first crash erupted in October 2018 as it cashes into the waters off western Indonesia.
A statement confirmed “the Rwanda civil aviation authority in exercise of its powers under article 16 of the Rwanda aviation law directs pilots and aircraft operators of any Boeing 737 Max 8 and Boeing 737 Max 9 not conduct any flights in the airspace of Rwanda with immediate effect.”