Relative and official visit Ethiopian plane crash site while a pilot (March 13)

On Sunday, the 157 victims of last Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines crash, Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges said "clear similarities" were found to be fatal and a fatal Lion Air Crash Oct. 29, 2018, in Indonesia.

Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, putting the onus on the American manufacturer to the source of the catastrophic failure of its now-grounded plane.

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In both instances, the pilots encountered problems controlling the speech and the sound plane shortly after takeoff and tried to return to the airport but nosedived before making it back. Jakarta, killing all 189 aboard. The Lion Air flight plunged into the Java Sea.

"Similarities have been noted between Ethiopian Air Flight 302 and Indonesian Lion Air Flight 610, which is the subject of further investigation during the investigation, '' Moges told news reporters Sunday within a month.

A woman read on the coffin of her passengers and crew the Ethiopian Airlines crash. All 157 passengers and crew were killed after the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane came down six minutes after taking off from Bole Airport. (Photo: Jemal Countess, Getty Images)

The parallels between the crashes of the European Union, China, Australia, Canada and other countries. Boeing and U.S.. The Federal Aviation Administration has just ordered the aircraft to be taken out of service.

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At the time, Southwest and American Airlines were flying a limited number of MAX 8's – less than five percent of their fleet – while United operated the larger 737 MAX 9, which was grounded.

It is safe to say that the two crashes are in good condition. There were about 350 MAX 8's in operation around the world before they were taken out of circulation, and the Chicago-based company had more than 4,600 on order.

In the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, thousands grieved over their countrymen killed in the crash, accompanying 17 empty caskets draped in the national flag through the city's streets. Some victims' relative fainted and fell to the ground.

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Mourners were given bags with a kilo (2.2 pounds) of the crash site outside the city, a gesture meant as a temporary replacement for their beloved ones' remains,

The victims hailed from 35 countries included many humanitarian workers headed to Nairobi. Elijah Bilew said he was working with one of the victims, Sintayehu Shafi, for the past eight years.

"Hey what a good person," Bilew said. "He does not deserve this. He was the pillar for his whole family. "

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Contributing : The Associated Press

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