On Sunday crashed shortly after the start of an aircraft Ethiopian Airlines and killed all 157 people on board. The investigators have begun the search for the deadly incident. On Saturday, a plane crashed in Colombia and killed at least 12. On Friday, a small plane crashed into a Florida lake and left five dead.
In the United States, there were two separate, non-fatal incidents on Saturday, including dozens of casualties, when their plane encountered turbulence near New York's JFK airport, and an emergency landing in Newark, New Jersey.
The aircraft was a Boeing 737 MAX 8, which had been delivered to the airline in November.
"As this was a recent incident, we could not pinpoint the cause, as I said, it is a brand new aircraft with no technical comments, flown by an older pilot, and there is no reason why we can match, "said Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines.
. GebreMariam received permission to reverse, GebreMariam said, citing the record of air traffic controllers.
This is the deadliest plane crash since the crash of an Indonesian Lion Air-Jet short after the launch of Jakarta in 2018 – 189 people were killed. This aircraft was also a Boeing 737 MAX 8.
There is still no indication of the cause of the recent disaster, and there is no indication that the two incidents are causal are conditional.
An airline spokesman told CNN that the victims are 35 different nationalities.
Saturday, March 9
Crash of Colombia
The flight started in San Jose del Guaviare and was to Villavicencio in Colombia, said Civil Defense. The aircraft reported at 10:40 in case of emergency and was later found in La Bendición near Villavicencio.
The cause of the crash is unknown.
Turbulence sends dozens to a hospital
The injured were taken to hospitals and their wounds consisted mainly of bumps, bruises, and cuts, said Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman.
The Turkish Airlines Flight 001 departed from Istanbul had major turbulences about 45 minutes before landing at JFK, Coleman said. The plane, a Boeing 777, arrived at JFK at 17:35. ET.
Passengers aboard the Boeing 737 had to be evacuated According to FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen, the runway of the airport had emergency slides.
The TS942 had flown from Montreal to Fort Lauderdale when the pilot applied for an emergency landing on Saturday at 8:20 am and said it was smoke on the plane.
Two minor injuries were reported, but were unrelated to the smoke, said Steve Coleman, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Friday, Saturday, 8
Five people died when a small plane crashed into a Florida lake on Friday, according to the Sheriff's Office in Palm Beach. Their bodies were found in the fuselage of the plane, according to the sheriff's office.
The twin-engined Piper crashed at approximately 3:30 pm in Lake Okeechobee, while it was at Pahokee Airport, according to the US Aviation Authority. The plane crashed some 400 meters from the shore and departed from Tampa International Airport, the FAA said.
The investigation is being conducted by the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board.
CNN's Hollie Silverman, Natalie Gallon, Madeleine Thompson, Dakin Andone, Robyn Kriel, and Tara John all contributed to this report.