Analysis of the flight recorders of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane has begun, the airline said, amid reports that the pilot requested permission “in a panicky voice” to return to the airport shortly after take-off.
The pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed requested permission “in a panicky voice” to return to the airport shortly after take-off, the New York Times has reported.
The number of Britons killed in a plane crash in Ethiopia has risen to nine, officials have confirmed.
Several airlines serving UK airports are continuing to fly the aircraft model involved in a deadly crash in Ethiopia, despite it being grounded in several countries.
An Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board, including seven British passengers.
US plane maker Boeing is facing pressure to guarantee the safety of its 737 Max 8 aircraft after the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed nearly 160 people, including seven Britons.