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We witnessed a horrible tragedy yesterday with the crash of the second 737 MAX aircraft in just a matter of months. None of the passenger or crew survived in either this incident or the Lion Air crash last fall off the coast of Indonesia. The situation of both of these crashes are similar, as they occurred in the takeoff phase, shortly after departure, and it has made me uneasy about flying on a 737 MAX aircraft. While I’d once been excited about the plane, right now I am unnerved thinking about it.
Aviation these days is incredibly safe, and airlines and governments take air safety incredibly seriously. Following yesterday’s crash, a number of countries and airlines are grounding their 737 MAX 8 aircraft until they…