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The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines says 5 days to ID the dead

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Ethiopian Airlines says it should take five days to identify the remains of the 157 people killed in Sunday’s crash outside Addis Ababa. Spokesman Asrat Begashaw tells The Associated Press that “it will take five days to clear everything” and … Continue reading The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines says 5 days to ID the dead

The Latest: Australia suspends all flights of Boeing model

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Australia has suspended all flights into or out of the country by Boeing 737 Max aircraft, the type that was involved in Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines crash. Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority says no Australian airlines operate the aircraft type, … Continue reading The Latest: Australia suspends all flights of Boeing model

The Latest: FlyDubai says to continue with Boeing model

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The Mideast budget airline FlyDubai says it will continue to fly Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after reviewing a recent U.S. regulator statement about the aircraft. FlyDubai says that “no further action is required at this time” over the … Continue reading The Latest: FlyDubai says to continue with Boeing model

The Latest: UN chief says at least 21 UN staffers killed

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 9:05 p.m. An official at Royal Air Maroc says Morocco has halted the commercial use of its sole operational Boeing 737 Max 8, pending tests and examinations of the airplane after the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday. The official, who spoke … Continue reading The Latest: UN chief says at least 21 UN staffers killed

The Latest: Greek man says he narrowly missed doomed flight

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 5 p.m. A Greek man who narrowly missed the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed near Addis Ababa on Sunday says he argued with ground staff to try and board after reaching the gate minutes too late. “I saw the last passengers … Continue reading The Latest: Greek man says he narrowly missed doomed flight

The Latest: Pope sends condolences over Ethiopian crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 3:30 p.m. There are scenes of agony as members of an association of Ethiopian airline pilots cry uncontrollably for colleagues killed in Sunday’s crash near Addis Ababa. Framed photographs of seven crew members sit in chairs at the front of a … Continue reading The Latest: Pope sends condolences over Ethiopian crash

Indonesia offering to assist Ethiopia’s investigation

The head of Indonesia’s national transport safety agency says it will offer to assist the Ethiopian investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane. The same model of plane, operated by Lion Air, crashed in Indonesia in October, killing all 189 people on board. Like the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday, which … Continue reading Indonesia offering to assist Ethiopia’s investigation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia | The Latest: Boeing model grounded in China after crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 6 a.m. China‘s civilian aviation authority has ordered all Chinese airlines to temporarily ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after one of the aircraft crashed in Ethiopia. The Civil Aviation Administration of China said the order was issued at 9 … Continue reading ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia | The Latest: Boeing model grounded in China after crash

The Latest: Norwegian Refugee Council says 2 missing

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia(AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 12:30 a.m. The Norwegian Refugee Council says it is “deeply distressed” by the Ethiopian Airlines crash and that two colleagues are missing. A statement says the two staffers had been scheduled to travel on the Sunday morning flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi … Continue reading The Latest: Norwegian Refugee Council says 2 missing

The Latest: UN agencies to fly flags at half-staff

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia(AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 11:17 p.m. The United Nations migration agency says the U.N. and its agencies on Monday will fly flags at half-staff after early indications show 19 employees of U.N.-affiliated organizations died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash. A statement says the organizations include World Bank, … Continue reading The Latest: UN agencies to fly flags at half-staff

The Latest: UN chief says looking into UN staffers in crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 9:25 p.m. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says “it is with great sadness and shock” that refugee agency colleagues were among the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash. A statement by Filppo Grandi says his office is working … Continue reading The Latest: UN chief says looking into UN staffers in crash

The Latest: Nationalities of Ethiopian crash victims emerge

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The new Boeing 737-8 MAX plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa on Sunday morning was one of 30 purchased and being delivered to the rapidly expanding airline. A Boeing statement in July noted the delivery of … Continue reading The Latest: Nationalities of Ethiopian crash victims emerge

The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines shares image from crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Ethiopian Airlines CEO and Kenya’s transport minister say Canadians, Chinese, Americans and others are among the many nationalities among the victims of Sunday morning’s deadly plane crash after takeoff from Addis Ababa. Authorities earlier said 32 Kenyans and … Continue reading The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines shares image from crash