“The safety of the American people and all people is our paramount concern,” President Trump said. “Hopefully they will very quickly come up with the answer but until they do the planes are grounded.”
Federal Aviation Administration acting chief Daniel Elwell said the agency continues to closely monitor an investigation into the fatal crash in Ethiopia and will take action if necessary.
The German carmaker said Wednesday it will eliminate as many as 7,000 positions.
The inflator that failed was a replacement installed in 2015 under the terms of a prior recall.