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FAA backs Boeing jet after Ethiopia crash

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 3/13/19, 11:29 am

Ethiopia will send the in-flight data recorder from Sunday’s deadly plane crash to an unidentified European country for analysis, an Ethiopian Airlines spokesman said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faces increasing criticism as the United States remains one of the few countries that hasn’t grounded the Boeing 737 Max 8, the plane that went down just minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board.

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Airlines, nations ground Boeing jet after deadly crash

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 3/12/19, 11:07 am

Airlines and nations around the world are grounding a new Boeing jet, as officials and experts investigate the cause of a crash Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that killed all 157 people on board. The Boeing 737 Max 8 owned by Ethiopian Airlines went down in clear weather six minutes after taking off for Nairobi.

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Associated Press/Photo by Mulugeta Ayene

Ethiopian Airlines crash kills everyone on board

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/11/19, 10:29 am

Recovery workers on Monday resumed their search for the remains of the passengers and crew members who died Sunday after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed, killing all 157 people on board. The Boeing 737 Max 8 went down six minutes after take-off from Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The flight, which was en route to Nairobi, Kenya, had eight crew members and 149 passengers from 35 countries on board. Many of the passengers were traveling to a United Nations environmental conference that began Monday, including at least 19 employees of UN-affiliated organizations.

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