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Picture shows grounded 737 MAX planes in 2019, not G7 leaders’ private jets

Published on 18/06/2021 at 18:50

Social media posts share a picture of dozens of parked aircraft, claiming that they belong to G7 leaders and that the photo was taken during their summit in June 2021. But the image actually shows Boeing 737 MAX planes that were grounded following two deadly crashes well before the heads of the world’s wealthy democracies met in southwest England.