March 11 (Reuters) – Britain’s Global Aerospace is the lead insurer for the world’s biggest plane maker Boeing Co, its top boss said on Monday.

“I can confirm that Global Aerospace leads Boeing , and also Lion Air,” Chief Executive Officer Nick Brown said in an email.

An Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet bound for Nairobi crashed minutes after take-off on Sunday, killing all 157 people on board, raising questions about the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX 8, a new model that also crashed in Indonesia in October. (Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru and Carolyn Cohn in London

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