Aviation regulator DGCA will seek information from Boeing as well as Jet Airways and SpiceJet operating Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the wake of plane crash in Ethiopia, according to a senior official.
As many as 149 passengers, including Indians, were killed when a Boeing 737 MAX plane operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed soon after taking off from Addis Ababa.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) would seek information from plane maker Boeing and Indian carriers operating Boeing 737 MAX planes in India, according to the official.
Jet Airways and SpiceJet fly Boeing 737 MAX planes.
Meanwhile, China on Monday has ordered domestic airlines to suspend commercial operation of the Boeing 737 MAX 8. Operation of the 737 MAX 8 aircraft will resume after “confirming the relevant measures to effectively ensure flight safety”, China’s Civil Aviation Administration said in a statement.