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Ethiopian Airlines Flight to Nairobi Crashes, Killing All Aboard

Ethiopian Airlines Flight to Nairobi Crashes, Killing All Aboard

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A four-month-old Ethiopian Airlines Boeing plane on the way to Kenya's capital, Nairobi, smashed on Sunday, killing every one of the 149 travelers and eight team, the aircraft said in an announcement. 

The accident is the second in five months including a Max 8 after a Lion Air plane that had been conveyed just 2 1/2 months sooner nose-jumped into the Java Sea not long after departure on Oct. 29, slaughtering each of the 189 ready. 

Boeing Co. knows about the Ethiopian accident reports and is observing, it said in an announcement on its site. 


The plane left Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at 8:38 a.m., and contact was lost six minutes after the fact, as indicated by the carrier's announcement. Biniam Demissie, a carrier representative, said by phone there were no survivors. 

The Ethiopian government "might want to express its most profound sympathies to the groups of those that have lost their friends and family on Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 on ordinary planned trip to Nairobi, Kenya toward the beginning of today," Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office said in the Twitter post. 

The accident included the most recent Max 8 form of the Boeing restricted body, Ethiopian said. The airplane concerned, which bore the enlistment ET-AVJ, it stated, was conveyed new on Nov. 15, as indicated by Flight Global's Cirium database. The jetliner was fitted with two CFM International Leap-1B motors. 

Poor wellbeing methodology and the powerlessness of pilots to oversee a failing flying machine may have added to the Lion Air crash, the primary mishap including a 737 Max since the model entered administration in May 2017, as per a starter report from Indonesian examiners.