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Pre. Weah extends condolences over Ethiopian plane crash

Jos Garneo Cephas Sr.
The black box recovered from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on  Sunday is the cockpit voice recorder, Ethiopian state TV said on Monday.
The black box recovered from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday is the cockpit voice recorder, Ethiopian state TV said on Monday.

MONROVIA, LIBERIA - President George Manneh Weah has extended deepest condolences to the Governments and people of Ethiopia, Kenya and other nationalities who died in the Ethiopian ET302 Airline flight involved in Sunday’s crash.

An Executive Mansion released March 11, 2019 is quoted as saying the Liberian Leader also extended profound sympathies to the families of all victims and encouraged them to take solace in the Lord.

Several other world leaders, including the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, the African Union Commission Chairman, Moussa Mahamat and the Executive Secretary of the East African bloc, Mahboub Maalim, have all expressed utter shocks and immense sadness.

Investigators at the crash site have discovered the black box from the Ethiopian Airlines flight, while the Ethiopian Legislature has declared Monday a national day of mourning for the deaths.

The United Nations, in a statement for the member states and for the environmental community, said they have lost UN staff, youth delegates travelling to the Assembly, seasoned scientists, members of academia and other partners. “We join the Secretary-General in expressing our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all the victims who perished in this tragedy.”

According to report, more than 157 passengers and eight crew members on the airline have been recorded dead in the Sunday’s crash of the ET302 Ethiopian Airline flight shortly before taken off to Kenya.

There was also one passenger each from Ireland, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Belgium, Indonesia, Somalia, Norway, Serbia, Togo, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda and Yemen.

 


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