By Fred Iwenjora, Associate Editor

Accident Bulletin no. 4 Issued on March 10, 2019 at 06:20 PM

Accident to Ethiopian Airlines flight number ET 302

Following the tragic accident on Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 on 10th of March which claimed the lives of 149 passengers and 8 crew on board, Ethiopian has teamed up with all stakeholders concerned to conduct forensic investigations and identify the identities of the victims.

A committee comprising of Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority, and Ethiopian Transport Authority has been set up to carry out the investigations. Once the identities of the deceased are identified, their bodies will be delivered to their families and loved ones.

Ethiopian Airlines has already contacted the families of the victims to inform them of the tragic accident.

Investigation will be carried out to determine the cause of the accident, in collaboration with all stakeholders including the aircraft manufacturer Boeing, Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority and other international entities.

Ethiopian Airlines will release further information as soon as it is available, through the airline’s website and social media pages