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Emirates Plane Returns to Ethiopia after Bird Strike

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Returns to Ethiopia after Bird Strike

Emirates Airlines flight EK-724 returned and made an emergency landing in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on September 25. The Airbus A330-200 was heading to Dubai, UAE, when a bird struck its right engine, forcing the crew to shut down the engine and declare an emergency. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article... »

Safekeeping of Passengers Flies or Dies on Banks Due Diligence of Ethiopia Airlines

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
By George Hatcher
Safekeeping of Passengers Flies or Dies on Banks Due Diligence of Ethiopia Airlines

While one should congratulate Ethiopian Airlines for securing a $765 million package deal to finance five 777s, I hope the banks checked more than just their credit history and their relationship with the banks. In terms of technological adulthood, Africa is still in its infancy. The pressure put on even a fairly reputable airline... »

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 Recovery Numbers fluctuate

Saturday, February 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

In a Fri Feb 12 release, Earthtimes says Lebanon announced 45 bodies had been retrieved and their DNA identified them as passengers of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409. 83 passengers and seven crew (or 82 passengers and 8 crew?) died in the 4 minute flight from Beirut international airport into the Mediterranean. However as we... »

Round of DNA Testing Begins in Ethiopia Crash

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
By George Hatcher
Round of DNA Testing Begins in Ethiopia Crash

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alastair T. Gardiner What: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 en route from Beirut to Addis Ababa Where: 2 miles west of the coastal village of Na’ameh. When: Jan 25 2010 Who: 7 crew 83 passengers Why: Shortly after taking off in stormy weather and heavy... »

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