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France takes Ethiopia crash black boxes, families grieve

PARIS/ADDIS ABABA - Investigators in France were to take charge of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet's black boxes on Thursday, seeking clues into a disaster that has grounded Boeing's global 737 MAX fleet and left scores of families grieving and angry.
Sunday's crash after take-off from Addis Ababa killed 157 people from about 30 nations in the second such calamity involving Boeing's flagship new model in six months.
Possible links between the accidents have rocked the aviation industry, scared passengers worldwide, and left the world's biggest planemaker scrambling to prove the safety of a money-spinning model intended to be the standard for decades.
Relatives of the dead stormed out of a meeting with Ethiopian Airlines on Thursday, decrying a lack of transparency.
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