DESASTRES | DISASTERS

11-Mar-2019 to 09:57

Ethiopia grounds all its B-737 Max 8 planes

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia Airlines has announced it is grounding all its B-737-8 MAX fleet until further notice in the aftermath of Sunday’s aviation disaster involving a plane of the same make.

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10-Mar-2019 to 21:28

Plane tragedy: Shock, anguish as Ethiopia mourns

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A combination of shock and anguish has descended upon Ethiopia since news of Sunday’s plane disaster which killed 157 people.

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10-Mar-2019 to 18:38

Investigations underway after Ethiopia plane disaster

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Investigations into the tragic accident involving a plane which killed all 157 passengers and crew onboard are already underway, according to a statement by Ethiopian Airlines.

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10-Mar-2019 to 14:56

Rwandese among 157 plane crash victims

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A Rwandan who was working with the UNHCR in Sudan was among the 157 victims on-board an Ethiopian Airlines plane which crashed on Sunday morning on its way to Kenya, a reliable source confirmed to APA in Kigali.

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10-Mar-2019 to 14:45

32 Kenyans die on ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines plane

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — 32 Kenyans are among the passengers who perished after the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines plane bound for Nairobi crashed on Sunday, under unclear circumstances.

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10-Mar-2019 to 13:57

157 perish as Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — All 157 passengers aboard an Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 on a regular flight to the Kenyan capital Nairobi, are now known to have died after their plane crashed six minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa's main airport on Sunday morning.

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26-Feb-2019 to 12:00

Eleven illegal miners killed in Mozambique mine collapse

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least eleven bodies of illegal miners have been recovered from a disused ruby mine following the collapse of the shaft in which they were working in Mentepuze district of Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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