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Pilot of Ethiopian Airlines plane reported flight control problems - CEO

15 March, 2019, 06:28 | Author: Taylor George
  • Man Says He Missed Doomed Ethiopian Airlines Flight by Minutes: 'I Collapsed'

All 157 passengers, harkening from some 35 countries, were killed in the crash, which reportedly suffered unstable vertical speed after takeoff and tried to climb before nose-diving to the grouond.

The investigation may focus on an automated anti-stall system that dips the aircraft's nose down.

The jet plunged into a field 60 kilometres (37 miles) outside Addis Ababa, and the impact of the crash and fire left the victims' remains in fragments that could take weeks or months to identify.

A decision where in Europe to send the black boxes would be taken by Thursday, the airline said.

"They thought March break was the flawless time for them to go over there, have fun", he said.

BEA investigators are also often called upon when an Airbus plane has a problem anywhere in the world, because the aviation manufacturer is based in France.

Still, Boeing shares have fallen some 11 percent since the crash, losing $26.65 billion of market value.

The incident has sparked an global investigation into the Boeing 737 Max 8.

A spokesman for Ethiopian Airlines had said earlier that the black boxes recovered from the crashed plane would be sent to Germany for analysis.

I was looking on the internet to find elements for the flight, friends from Nairobi informed me that 30 minutes after the expected time had not landed and there was no information about her luck and suddenly all the wifi of the airport. Workers set up tents decorated with white roses.

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes With More Than 150 On Board
The Max mock-up is the newest version of Boeing's workhorse 737 models, the world's most popular commercial aircraft. A spokesman for the airline confirmed the plane had crashed while heading from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa .


Mavropoulos, president of the International Solid Waste Association, a non-profit organisation, was travelling to Nairobi to attend the annual assembly of the UN Environment Programme, a report YEN.com.gh sighted on Nation.co.ke indicated.

More countries ground aircraft HEJERE More countries took action Wednesday.

The airline it was pulling its stable of 737 Max from service, hours after China's air safety regulator ordered domestic airlines to do the same. We have lost four Indian nationals in the air crash.

This is the second crash involving the same model after a Lion Air Flight crashed in Indonesia on 29 October 2018, killing 189 people.

The US Federal Aviation Administration reiterated Tuesday that the aircraft is safe.

In the US, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines operate the Max 8 and United Airlines flies a slightly larger version, the Max 9.

They said they wanted more "transparency" from the airline and more details of Sunday's accident.

In another case, the pilot said, "With the concerns with the MAX 8 nose down stuff, we thought it appropriate to bring it to your attention".

It said the grounding would affect less than 5 percent of its daily flights.

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