A worker examines a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane built for TUI Group at the company’s Renton assembly plant Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

A worker examines a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane built for TUI Group at the company’s Renton assembly plant Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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