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MIDROC helicopter crashes

A helicopter owned by MIDROC Ethiopia Technology Group’s subsidiary company Trans Nation Airways crashed around Bole Bulbula, Addis Ababa, in a near distance from Bole International Airport. The helicopter departed from Bole International Airport this morning.

Boeing concedes after preliminary crash report

The world’s largest aircraft manufacturer and Ethiopian Airlines long-term partner, Boeing, which has been facing backlash and a hit on its reputation and business throughout the world, has finally conceded and took responsibility for the most recent accident of B737 Max jet in Ethiopia that killed 157 people last month.

Pilots of doomed ET plane qualified: report

The preliminary report into the crash of Ethiopian Airlines operated Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight number ET 302 indicated that the pilots followed the proper procedures required by Boeing and the Federal Aviation Authority of the United States to control the doomed plane. The pilots, as well as, the plane had the proper certification, it was announced.

Preliminary ET302 investigation report due for next week

The Ministry of Transport on Thursday disclosed that the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is undertaking analysis on the contents of the black box data of ET302 in accordance with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) aircraft accident investigation procedures.  

Executives of Chinese firm dismiss ill treatment claims

After a deadly fire claimed the lives of seven and injured many at the construction site of the 60,000-seat Adey Abeba Stadium, a contracted premises of the Chinese State Engineering Corporation Ltd (CSCEC) in Ethiopia, executives of the company dispelled what they believe is unsubstantiated claims made about the treatment of the now deceased and rumors of ill treatment of the still injured.