Ethiopian Airlines flight crash pilot had no training. Yared Getachew (29) was due for refresher training at the end of this month. “Boeing did not send manuals on MCAS,” the Ethiopian Airlines pilot said.
The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight did not practise on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a colleague said.
“Actually, we know more about the MCAS system from the media than from Boeing.” The airline dismissed the accusation.
Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes kills 157- Scene Pics. Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes, killing 157 aboard Boeing 737. Flight ET 302, registration number ET-AVJ, crashed near the town of Bishoftu, 62 kilometres southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, the airline said.
“The pilot mentioned that he had difficulties and that he wanted to return. He was given the clearance (to return back),” said Tewolde during his news conference.
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An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crashed Sunday morning en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi with 149 passengers and eight crew believed to be on board, Ethiopian Airlines said, as Ethiopia’s prime minister offered condolences to victims’ families.
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