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(Jemal Countess-Getty Images) Parts of an engine and landing gear lie in a pile after being gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

Ethiopian Airlines crash report likely to be released this week as Boeing briefs airlines

A preliminary report on an Ethiopian Airlines crash will likely be released this week, the country’s Transport Ministry said on Tuesday, as Boeing prepares to brief more airlines on software and training updates on the 737 MAX.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Ethiopian Airlines: We believe in Boeing despite air crash

Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday that it would work with both local and foreign investigators to unravel the cause of the March 10 fatal crash of its Boeing 737-Max-800 aircraft.

Kogi government, Isanlu monarch to immortalise Pius Adesanmi

The Kogi State government and the monarch of Isanlu say they will ensure that Prof. Pius Adesanmi is immortalised.
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Senate tasks federal government on safety of Nigerian air travellers

Sequel to the death of three Nigerians in the recent crashed Boeing 737 Max 8 belonging to Ethiopian Airline, the Senate has tasked the Federal Ministry of Aviation and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, to ensure that all aircrafts operating within the country are air worthy in order to keep Nigerian air travellers safe at all times.
The cockpit voice recorder from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet (BEA via AP)

Ethiopian Airlines crashed airliner’s black boxes read

The black boxes of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed with the loss of 157 lives recently have been read successfully, French accident investigators said on Monday.
Pius Adesanmi

Hundreds pay tribute to Pius Adesanmi in Lagos

Hundreds of Nigerians and foreigners on Sunday graced the interdenominational commiseration service to pay tributes to the late Nigerian-born Canadian professor and writer, Pius Adesanmi,
Pius Adesanmi

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Hundreds pay tributes to late Pius Adesanmi in Lagos

Hundreds of Nigerians and foreigners on Sunday graced the interdenominational commiseration service to pay tributes to the late Nigerian-born Canadian professor and writer, Prof. Pius Adesanmi,
The cockpit voice recorder from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet (BEA via AP)

Ethiopia: Black boxes show ‘clear similarities’ with Indonesian crash

Black box data recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last week shows "clear similarities" with a recent crash in Indonesia of the same type of aircraft, Ethiopia's transport minister said on Sunday.
Ethiopians were holding funerals Sunday for friends and relatives who perished in last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash, which killed all onboard and saw the worldwide grounding of the Boeing aircraft involved.

Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury

Ethiopians were holding funerals Sunday for friends and relatives who perished in last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash, which killed all onboard and saw the worldwide grounding of the Boeing aircraft involved.
Mourners pay their respects in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Mulugeta Ayene-AP)

Ethiopians hold mass funeral ceremony for crash victims

Thousands of Ethiopians have turned out to a mass funeral ceremony in the capital one week after the plane crash that killed 157 people.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Travellers show confidence in Ethiopian Airlines: Tour operators

The hotel lobbies in Addis Ababa are bustling with Ethiopian Airlines travellers in transit, almost a week after Sunday's crash that left 157 people of more than 30 nationalities dead.
(Michael Tewelde-AFP-Getty Images) Rescue teams walk past collected bodies in bags at the crash site of Ethiopia Airlines near Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, March 10, 2019.

Ethiopian Airlines says crash victim DNA tests ready in six months

Ethiopian Airlines said on Saturday that DNA testing of the remains of the 157 passengers on board flight 302 may take up to six months as it offered bereaved families charred earth from the plane crash site to bury.
(Jemal Countess-Getty Images) Parts of an engine and landing gear lie in a pile after being gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

UN honours 21 staff members killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

The UN came together in sadness and solidarity on Friday to honour its 21 staff members, who died on board an Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed on Sunday.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight black boxes sent to Paris

The black boxes recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after take off from Addis Ababa have been sent to Paris, the airline said on Thursday.
Boeing 737 Max Airliners

Boeing grounds entire fleet of 737 Max 8 planes

Boeing has temporarily grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max 8 aircraft days after a crash involving one of the planes killed 157 persons.
Boeing 737 Max Airliners

Federal government bans use of Boeing 737 Max 8 airliner in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has banned the use of Boeing 737 Max 8 by any airline operator in Nigeria.
(Jemal Countess-Getty Images) Parts of an engine and landing gear lie in a pile after being gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

Black boxes from Ethiopia crash to go to Europe for analysis

The black boxes from a Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane that crashed in Ethiopia, killing 157 people, will be sent to Europe for analysis, a spokesman for Ethiopian Airlines said on Wednesday.
Boeing 737 Max Airliners

US: ‘No basis’ to ground Boeing 737 Max airliners

The United States has said there is “no basis” to ground Boeing 737 MAX airliners, after a second deadly crash involving the model in less than five months prompted governments worldwide to ban the plane.

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