Grounding a Global Fleet: Boeing Faces Its Greatest Challenge

With its 737 Max model grounded, the manufacturer is under intense pressure to find out what went wrong

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An employee works on the fuselage of a Boeing 737 MAX 9 test plane. outside the company’s factory, on March 14, 2019 in Renton, Washington. Photo: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

By Sylvia Pfeifer, Patti Waldmeir, Kiran Stacey and Lucy Hornby

The Boeing 737 Max was born out of a threat posed by its European arch-rival. On a sweltering…

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