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Heart breaking video of panic driven passengers moments before Ethiopian crash

Asian Age 2019-03-11 10:45:00

Addis Ababa: An Ethiopian Airlines jet has faltered and crashed shortly after takeoff, carving a gash in the earth and spreading global grief to 35 countries that had someone among the 157 people who were killed.


Exclusive Video showing panic onboard Ethiopian Airlines ET302 moments before it crushed.
So sad. May their soul RIP.🙏🏽🙏🏽 #EthiopianAirlines #EthiopianAirlineCrash

— IG:AsRockinkofficial (@AsRockink_JA) March 11, 2019

The crash shattered more than two years of relative calm in African skies, where travel had long been chaotic. It also was a serious blow to state-owned Ethiopian Airlines, which has expanded to become the continent's largest and best-managed carrier and turned Addis Ababa into the gateway to Africa.

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A list of the dead released by Ethiopian Airlines included passengers from China, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Israel, India and Somalia. Kenya lost 32 citizens. Canada, 18. Several countries including the United States lost four or more people. Ethiopian officials declared Monday a day of mourning.

Rip to our brothers and sisters who lost their lives in the tragic accident #ethiopianairlines #,rip

— Maria (@maria_selfless) March 10, 2019