Ethiopian Airlines crash: 11 reads on the plane that fell from the sky

2019-03-11 18:58
A power shovel digs next to debris at the crash site of Ethiopia Airlines near Bishoftu, a town some 60 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa. (Michael Tewelde/AFP/Getty Images)

A power shovel digs next to debris at the crash site of Ethiopia Airlines near Bishoftu, a town some 60 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa. (Michael Tewelde/AFP/Getty Images)

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The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft was in the air for about six minutes before it crashed, killing 157 people from 35 countries. Have a look at some of our stories:

  • It was a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft that took off from Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi
  • There are currently 300 of these planes in use across the world
  • Chinese, Ethiopian and Indonesian authorities have grounded these planes
  • The aircraft was still in service in South Africa on Monday
  • The Boeing's "black box" of flight data and cockpit voice recorder have been found

Ethiopian Airlines crashed Boeing 737 'black box' found

The doomed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft's "black box" of flight data and cockpit voice recorder have been found.

Flights between Joburg and Cape Town on a controversial Boeing model continue - as SA's aviation authority mulls grounding the plane

The South African Civil Aviation Authority is in contact with Comair and Boeing as it decides whether to ground a now controversial new Boeing model in South Africa.

Twitter users lambast Comair for flying similar Boeing 737 that crashed

South African social media users have taken to Twitter to express their fears after Comair said it would continue to operate its Boeing 737 Max 8.

Comair pulls new Boeing 737-8 Max out of service

Comair has decided to remove its 737 MAX from its flight schedule after coming under fire following news that three other international airlines removed the contentious plane model from service.

These 3 African airlines use the Boeing 737-8 Max

Comair and the SACAA are in discussions as the safety of the Boeing 737-8 Max has been called into question following the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday.

'I'm grateful to be alive', says passenger after missing crashed flight by 2 minutes

A Greek man said that he missed the fatal Ethiopian Airlines flight that killed all 157 on board because he was two minutes late to the gate.

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian plane crash victims

Doctors, government officials, humanitarians, academics and tourists are among the dead in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner.

Ethiopia mourns crash victims as investigators seek answers

Ethiopia after marked a day of mourning after an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed.

Boeing CEO faces biggest crisis yet as fatal crash grounds jets

Boeing Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg faces his biggest crisis yet following the second deadly crash of a 737 Max airliner, prompting airlines to ground the best-selling narrow-body and threatening to end Boeing’s three-year stock rally.

Boeing 737 MAX safety record questioned after two tragedies

For the second time in less than six months, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed minutes after take-off and killed everyone on board, raising fresh questions about the safety of a model that is crucial to the US giant's future plans.

Boeing's share price takes a massive hit after the fatal crash in Ethiopia

Boeing, the highest weighted stock in the Dow, takes the Dow down.

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