Ethiopian Airlines plane crash (2): no survivor
On board 8 Italians. The pilot had asked to return to Addis Ababa -2 VIDEO
There is no survivor among the 159 people who were on board the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing B-737 MAX 8 plane crashed this morning shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa airport; on board there were also 8 passengers of Italian nationality, as well as 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, 9 Ethiopians, 8 Chinese, 8 American, 7 British, 7 French, 6 Egyptian, 5 Dutch, 4 with a passport of the United Nations, 4 Indians, 3 Russians, 2 Moroccans, 2 Israelis, a Belgian, a Ugandan, a Yemeni, a Sudanese, a Togolese, a Mozambican and a Norwegian. Passengers who were heading for the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly that would begin tomorrow in Nairobi, Kenya.
An investigation was opened on the incident to check what caused it, partly because the pilot had contacted the control tower complaining of difficulty in controlling the B-737 MAX 8 and had asked to return to Addis Ababa.
Below, a Breaking News of "Al Jazeera" on the details of the crash. In the second video, the CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Macharia, informs the press:
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