Australia grounds Mahindra Aerospace GA8 planes after Swedish crash

Australia’s air safety regulator has grounded operations of a small aircraft manufactured by Mahindra Aerospace for up to 15 days in the wake of a crash in Sweden that killed nine people earlier this month.

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) said it had suspended operations of all GippsAero GA8 planes in Australia and all Australian-registered GA8 planes flying overseas between July 20 and August 3. The GA8 single-engine aircraft, manufactured in Australia, is typically used for skydiving, tourism, air patrols, medical.....

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