The 737 MAX, the updated version of Boeing’s workhorse 737 that has been grounded since March 2019, is back in the news lately. The aircraft in the process of being re-certified and may be back in service sooner than rather than later.
On 19 March, FlyDubai flight 981, operating from Dubai, UAE, to Rostov-on-Don, Russia crashed after initiating a go-around at Rostov-on-Don Airport. None of the 55 passengers and 7 crew members aboard the flight survived the crash. The flight was operated by a Boeing 737-800 with registration A6-FDN, delivered to FlyDubai in January 2011.