Trump grounds Boeing's 737 MAX jets after deadly crashes
President Donald Trump addressed the nation following the Florida school shooting. (AFP / Mandel NGAN)

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the United States would be grounding Boeing's 737 MAX jets following an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people.

"Any plane currently in the air will go to its destination and be grounded upon landing until further notice," Trump said. "Airlines and pilots have been notified... The safety of all people is our paramount concern."