Boeing 'deeply saddened' by deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

Sunday March 10 2019
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An Ethiopian Airlines plane. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP


US aerospace giant Boeing said Sunday it was "deeply saddened" about the deaths of all 157 people aboard Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and would provide technical assistance to find out why its aircraft crashed.
The brand-new Boeing 737 -- which was delivered just last year -- was heading from Addis Ababa to Nairobi when it crashed after take-off.
The request

"Boeing is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the passengers and crew on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a 737 MAX 8 airplane," the company said in a statement.
"A Boeing technical team is prepared to provide technical assistance at the request and under the direction of the US National Transportation Safety Board."