Ethiopian Airlines has support of SAA following deadly crash

Ethiopian Airlines has support of SAA following deadly crash

South African Airways has offered a helping hand to Ethiopian Airlines following a fatal crash in Addis Ababa. All 157 of the passengers on board died when the plane had went down en route to Kenya.

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South African Airways has offered assistance to Ethiopian Airlines following a fatal plane crash on Sunday.

Briefly.co.za reported yesterday that a plane en route to Kenya had gone down in Addis Ababa, killing all 157 passengers and crew.

Vuyani Jarana, CEO of SAA, has offered his condolences to the families of the people who had been on board the 737 max 9 aircraft.

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Tlali Tlali, spokesperson for the SAA, has pledged the airlines support after the unfortunate incident:

"South African Airways stands ready to provide any form of assistance as we understand that Ethiopian Airlines is going through a difficult time. Immediately after the incident happened, we activated our emergency response processes to assist the airline going through a difficult time."

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According to Eyewitness News, Ahmed Khalid was meant to be on the flight, but had missed it and inadvertently avoided certain death:

“Everyone was asking what’s happening, but no one said anything. It was just up and down until one of the passengers saw that the plane that just flew crashed.”

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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