DESASTRES | DISASTERS

11-Mar-2019 to 10:31

Ethiopian crash a terrible loss for UN-Environment chief

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The United Nations Environment Acting Executive Director, Joyce Msuya on Monday said that the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 was a terrible loss for the United Nations, member states and for the environmental community.

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11-Mar-2019 to 10:18

Nairobi: Minute’s silence for plane crash victims at UN climate summit

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — A minute’s silence has been observed at the start Monday of a top UN climate summit in Nairobi, Kenya for the 157 passengers and crew who died when their Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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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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