BREAKING Ethiopian Transport Ministry releases preliminary report about Ethiopian Airlines #ET302 Boeing 737MAX crash

ET302 Crash Ethiopian authorities have released their initial findings into the plane crash which killed 157 The transport minister said the crew of the Boeing 737 Max 8 followed all correct procedures, but could not control the plane.

During a press conference from a hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Transport Ministry released investigation preliminary report about Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737MAX crash.

KEY Points:

  • The plane had a valid certificate to fly
  • Pilots found to be capable
  •  Pilots followed manufacturer’s procedures and tried to control the plane but couldn’t

“Repetitive, un-commanded aircraft nose down conditions are noticed in the preliminary investigations” said Dagmawit Moges, Ethiopia’s Minister for Transport.

The review has recommended that the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft’s flight control system be reviewed before it is allowed to return to service.

Ethiopian Airlines statement following release of preliminary report