As can be seen, the Boeing 737 MAX affiliated to the Ethiopian Airline crashed few minutes just after taking off. Important to realize, the Ethiopian Airline Flight ET 303 which operates from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Nairobi, Kenya crashed 6 minutes just after taking off. Not to mention, the Boeing 737 MAX Killed all its occupants with a confirmed record of 149 Passengers and 8 crew members.
The jmexclusives Team wishes to take this opportunity and send their Heartfelt Condolences to the families and friends of the deceased persons. Not to mention of all the frustrations and confusion they are undergoing at the moment as to why all this occurred in the first place. Especially having lost their closest family members, friends, business partners, and respected people in society. May their Soul Rest in Peace!
Events leading to the Boeing 737 MAX Airplane Crash
Reportedly, the crash happened at 08:44 East African Time. Which is only 6 minutes after the 4 months-old Boeing 737 MAX took off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Sunday. The Ethiopian Airline said that the 149 passengers and 8 crew members were on flight ET302 from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi. Also, it said 32 of the deceased were of Kenyan Origin, 18 Canadians, 9 Ethiopians, 8 Americans, and 7 Britons. Please see the full list of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash Victims.
The UK Foreign Office said two of the victims traveling on non-British passports were Britons with dual-nationality. Not to mention that; a number of passengers are believed to have been affiliated to the United Nations Operatives.
The Senior Pilot Destressing Call
On one hand, Ethiopian Airlines said that the Senior Pilot Mulugeta Gatechew issued a distress call. However, he was told to return but all contact was lost shortly afterward. On the other hand, the villagers said that it was a plane crash, and they hurriedly rushed to the site. Whereas there was such a mammoth smoke engulfing the skies that they couldn’t even see the plane. In addition, the parts of the plane were seen falling apart as witnessed by the milled onlookers.
Immediately, the Boeing technical team among other Humanitarian Entities were dispatched to the crash site. Particularly, to help the Ethiopian Airline and the UN investigators determine the cause of the crash. Among other priorities, savage lives, gather the plane debris as well as seal the crash site awaiting investigations. A required procedure requirement under similar and or related accidental circumstances.[caption id="attachment_16171" align="aligncenter" width="1499"]
Understanding the Boeing 737 MAX by Design
Notably, the 737 has sold more than any other jetliner in its 50-year career, but the MAX models have very little in common with the original 737s. Especially for material management, engineering, and maintenance execution while reducing costs and streamlining processes. In addition, MAX planes are more fuel-efficient than older 737s, largely thanks to new engines, and began carrying passengers in 2017.
The model comes in four different variants: -7, -8, -9. And -10, from the smallest to the largest (the -7 and -10 haven’t been delivered to airlines yet). Not to mention that the MAX variants of the 737 are Boeing’s fastest-selling generation of the Airplane. Equally important, the company has inked more than 4,700 orders for the variant of the single-aisle jet for more than 100 carriers worldwide.
Above all, the first product to fly passengers was the Boeing MAX 8. The plane mostly handles short-haul flights, but it has a maximum range of about 3,825 nautical miles — enough for trans-Atlantic flights from the East Coast of the US and Canada to Western Europe. See Other Related Boeing MAX Features.
The Effects of the Boeing 737 MAX identical Crash
Firstly, the effects of the horrendous crash of the Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft is still fresh in the lives of many air travelers. Not only to those directly affected by the Ethiopian Airline flight crash but also those within and or planning to make their trips to and from around the globe. Owing to that, if the disaster if not well addressed, it could cause a global related travel trauma.
However, thanks to all the well-wishers, concerned bodies and international monitors for their worldly call for calm and fear free. Proving that, even if the Boeing 737 MAX went down, throughly investigations to know the cause is in place. Removing doubts and alarming concerns about the overall travels.
Boeing 737 MAX indefinite Service Suspension
Regrettably, From Kenya, Africa, the UK to Australia, a raft of countries and airlines across the world have been moved to the ground. Owing to the fated crash of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft within the Ethiopian Airline Ladders on Sunday. However, to clarify, the services of the Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft are being suspended to allow a procedure investigation on its airlines for future preferences.
Evidently, these are two Plane Crashes in less than six months. A brand new Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight went down over the Java Sea last October, killing 189 people. About the Sunday crash: An investigation is underway after a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashed in Ethiopia, killing all 157 people on board. According to the CNN World News, Austria, Poland and Italy are the latest to ground 737 MAX 8s.
So Are the Boeing 737 MAXs Safe?
Jonathan Weaks, the president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, says the union is “extremely confident” that the 737 MAX is safe. He says he’s being in discussions with the airline and other unions. In the first place, the Air Travel Industry is quickly taking the global advancement change. Not to mention, the significance changes undertaken through the Boeing 737 MAX prototype. Including, its cost of running, architecture design and even travelers safety concerns and precautions.
Surprisingly, all the Airlines signature is a high reliance on Human Test and Error. Whereas, with time, this has helped equip, operate and even produce adept superfast, economical, highly efficient and even durable airplanes. In regards to the Aviation Law, several factors may indefinitely undermine the operations of an airline. Exemplary, Austria, Poland, and Italy have all suspended the use of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the aftermath of the Ethiopian Airlines crash.
Regrettably, from Kenya, Africa, the UK to Australia, a raft of countries and airlines across the world have moved to ground Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Relentlessly, following a deadly plane crash in Ethiopia on Sunday. Even though no airlines grounded airline in the wake of the fatal Lion Air 610 flight, after the Ethiopian Air crash, several Airlines have indefinitely suspended all their service affiliations.
In conclusion, it is clear to mention that an airline crash is not a result of a single incidence. Which means a conclusive and leading investigation has to be done. Whereas, a chain of events may lead to a single plane crash. As an example, in this case, that of the Ethiopian Airline bound Boeing 737 MAX 8 which just happened. Whether as a result of technical fault, terrorism, human fault, bad weather, visibility, faulty sensors, balance or even as a result of communications hiccup.
Therefore, as a concerned traveler, we request for your patience as we bring you more updated information pointed to the crash. In conclusion, please, feel free to follow the jmexclusives Blog for more related and leading News Update. Especially in regards to the Boeing 737 MAX crash that occurred within the Ladder reach of the Ethiopian Airline. We pray and hope that a similar plane crash doesn’t repeat itself in the future!
Related & Resourceful References;
- BBC News – Ethiopian Airlines: Who are the Victims?
- The jmexclusives Agency – Research Blog News & Updates.
- The Points Guy – Everything You Should Know About the Boeing MAX 737 After the Lion Air Crash.
- CNN World – Planes grounded after Ethiopian Crash.