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Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam at the Crash site

Ethiopian Airlines recovers black box of Flight ET302

ETHIOPIAN Airlines has announced that it has secured the Digital Flight Data Recorder(DFDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder(CVR) of ET302 after tedious search by the rescue and investigation team for the black box of a 737- Max 8 plane that crashed near the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa minutes after take-off on Sunday morning.

This is coming barely hours after the airline group suspended the commercial operations of all Boeing 737- Max 8 aircraft immediately after the tragic accident, while the cause of the crash is assumed to be found from the black box data.
Ethiopian has continued monitoring the situation closely with all stakeholders and is providing all the necessary support to the families of the deceased in its temporarily established family assistance centers in Addis Ababa and Nairobi Airports.
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Recall that at about 08:38 am local time flight ET 302 which took off time from Addis Ababa, Bole International Airport and lost contact at 08:44am it was announced later that the four-month old Ethiopian Airlines B-737-800MAX with registration number ET- AVJ conveying 149 passengers and 8 crew from Addis Ababa to Nairobi has crashed around Bishoftu (Debre Zeit).

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