Democratic U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday asked American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines to voluntarily ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 planes after two deadly crashes in recent months.
"The American aviation industry has a long history of safety and excellence, due in part to the trust passengers and their families can place in the air carriers and operators," Blumenthal wrote in a letter to the airlines. "The common sense step now – until we have answers – is to ground these planes."
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