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the FAA is under U. S. investigation over the Boeing seven thirty seven Max that's according to the Wall Street journal on Sunday news of the rare probe into the federal aviation authority has come to light following the March tenth crash of an Ethiopian airlines jet that killed all one hundred and fifty seven people on board that plane was a seven thirty seven MAX eight the same model as a lion air jet that crashed off the coast of Indonesia last year the journal reported that the investigation was actually launched after that first crash and is focused on the FAA's approval of the MAX eight aircraft authorities are reportedly looking at whether the FAA use the appropriate standards and analyses when it's certified the planes anti stall system in the wake of the line air crash Boeing said it's been working on a software upgrade for the planes as well as updating training for pilots that fly the model but in the meantime governments of grounded all of the Max jets worldwide a situation that US president Donald Trump says he hopes is short lived the grounding was a big thing and it's a great company it's a truly great company and hopefully they'll figure it out very quickly investigators in France are analyzing the jet's black boxes in search of clues as to what might have caused the crash Ethiopia says early results point to quote clear similarities with the lion air crash last October both planes crashed minutes after take off after pilots reported problems with flight control a spokesman for Boeing said the seven thirty seven Max was certified with the exact same requirements that the FAA has used for all new planes Ethiopia is working to identify all of the one hundred and fifty seven victims with DNA tests on Sunday families held symbolic burials in Addis Ababa no bodies have been recovered to lay to rest families were only given charred earth to bury