Aircraft maker Boeing has admitted that a key sensor malfunctioned on an Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed last month, killing all on board.
The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed shortly after take-off last month performed all of the procedures recommended by Boeing when the plane started to nose dive but could not save it, according to a preliminary report released by Ethiopia’s government.
Investigators have determined that an anti-stall system automatically activated before an Ethiopian Airlines jet plunged into the ground, a newspaper has reported.
Preliminary information from the flight data recorder of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed a week ago and killed 157 people shows “clear similarities” with an earlier disaster involving the same kind of Boeing aircraft in Indonesia, Ethiopia’s transport minister has said.
Thousands of Ethiopians have attended a mass funeral ceremony in the country’s capital, a week after a plane crash killed 157 people.
Grieving family members of victims of the Ethiopian air disaster are being given sacks of earth to bury in place of the remains of their loved ones.
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 black box from the Boeing jet that crashed and killed all 157 people on board will be sent overseas for analysis, an Ethiopian Airlines spokesman has said.
Passenger flights using Boeing’s 737 Max plane have been banned from operating in Ireland amid safety concerns following the Ethiopian Airlines disaster.
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.
An Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed on Sunday shortly after take-off from the country’s capital, carving a gash in the earth and spreading global grief to 35 countries that had someone among the 157 people who were killed.
An Irishman killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash was dedicated to helping the world’s most vulnerable.
A United Nations worker has been named as one of the seven British passengers who were among 157 people killed when an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after take-off.
An Ethiopian Airlines flight has crashed shortly after take-off from Ethiopia’s capital, killing all 157 on board.
Seven British passengers and one from Ireland were among the 157 people killed when an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after take-off.
All passengers on the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa are dead, according to Ethiopia’s state broadcaster.
An Ethiopian Airlines flight with 157 people thought to be on board has crashed shortly after take-off from Ethiopia’s capital while headed to Nairobi in Kenya, the airline said.
An Ethiopian Airlines plane has crashed on its way to Nairobi in Kenya, with deaths being reported.