Ethiopian Airlines on Monday said that the data and voice recorders on
the crashed aircraft that killed all 157 aboard on Sunday have been
The Nairobi-bound Boeing 737-8 MAX crashed near Bishoftu town,
about 45 km from the capital, Addis Ababa, just minutes from take-off
from Bole International Airport, the airline said in a statement.
Earlier on Monday, Ethiopian Airlines announced its decision to
suspend commercial operations of all Boeing 737-Max 8 aircraft.
In another development, Indonesia is considering helping Ethiopian
authorities investigate the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft, an
The crash on Sunday was the second involving a Boeing 737 Max 8 in
just over four months, after a flight operated by Indonesian budget
carrier Lion Air plummeted into the Java Sea shortly after take-off on
October 29, killing 189 people.
The KNKT found evidence of technical errors in its preliminary report
on the Lion Air crash