The CEO says controllers granted captain Yared Getachew permission to return to Addis Ababa at around the same time the Boeing 737 Max 8 disappeared from radar, just six minutes into the flight.
Gebremariam was asked about the similarities of the latest crash to that of Lion Air flight 610 in October 2018 off the coast of Indonesia that killed all 189 on board but said it is too early to speculate.
Even as many passengers sought reassurances from travel agents that they would not be flying on a 737 MAX, the United States held out against suspension and Boeing continued to affirm its "full confidence" in the model.
Less than five months ago, a Lion Air plane of the same Boeing model crashed into the Java Sea just 12 minutes after it took off from Indonesia.
The South African Civil Aviation Authority welcomed Comair's "self-grounding", calling the decision commendable as the airline "puts the concerns, interests, and safety of its passengers and crew first". They were 0.7 percent higher in NY around midday on Wednesday.
Boeing says it plans to update the software in coming weeks.
"We don't yet know the exact cause of the accident, and speculation is not helpful in either way but I think there are questions without answers on the airplane" he added.
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says his department will work with its Ethiopian counterpart to investigate this weekend's fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash. But October's Lion Air crash in Indonesia sparked a debate on automation, particularly over a software system created to push the plane down to stop a stall during flight.
Minutes after Cox's advice, the pound was 1.1 percent lower at $1.3014, nearly two cents down from where it was earlier. She said that "we made an effort to address British sensitivities, British wishes and British concerns".
They were asked to present the award for Best R&B Album, which was won by H.E.R. for the singer's self-titled debut album. Global superstars BTS have set a date for their next release and - surprise! - it's a lot sooner than anticipated.
Deutsche Bank said in a statement that it remains "committed to cooperating with authorized investigations". The newest inquiry is a civil and not criminal matter, which can still have major repercussions.
One specific game had yet to make the collection , but that's about to change when Halo: Reach releases on both PC and Xbox One . A representative from 343 Industries explained that the staggered release would give the developers time to focus on each title.
Apart from the vast library of music, the app packs in a feature called smart search for the audiophiles. Unlike regular music streaming services, however, you also get access to live performances and covers.
Game of Thrones returns for its eighth and final season , with the first episode premiering on HBO on April 14. Check back with Looper before the season 8 launch to learn what the final six episodes are titled.
Per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, the Saints attempted to negotiate a deal, but the sides could not come to an agreement. Ingram's contract with the Ravens will be a three-year deal for $15 million, according to a variety of media reports .
With the visit, Iran aims to send a strong message that it retains its influence in much of the region despite USA sanctions. Iran and Iraq plan to raise annual bilateral trade to $20bn from the current level of $12bn, according to Rouhani.
Paul Manafort sentenced to additional 3 1/2 years in prison
Jackson said at the outset of the sentencing hearing that she would not be influenced by last Thursday's sentence imposed by U.S. While addressing the court, Judge Jackson declared that Manafort "is not public enemy No. 1", nor is he a violent criminal.
Soap Opera Veteran Jed Allan Dead At 84
Beverly Hills, 90210 star Ian Ziering remembered Jed Allan , who played his father on the FOX show and died Saturday at age 84. Adolfo Larrue Martínez III, who co-stared with Allan on Santa Barbara , posted on Facebook: " Jed Allen walked on today".
49ers, Chiefs agree to terms on Dee Ford deal
Ford was rated as the top edge rusher by Pro Football Focus past year , and you don't let that kind of talent go voluntarily. ESPN's Josina Anderson also reported Ford would receive a five-year deal for $87.5 million once the trade becomes official.
Nigeria school collapse: Pupils feared dead in Lagos
"Last year, the government gave them a quit notice that the building was going to be demolished", the witness told The Guardian. Many people including school children are believed to be trapped inside a building that collapsed on Wednesday.
California governor to put moratorium on death penalty
Seventy-nine condemned California inmates have died of natural causes since California reinstated capital punishment in 1978. Butin order to have lasting impact, the reprieve should be used to find a more permanent solution, Durham says.
James Corden Prank David Beckham With Ugly Statue
Beckham is heard critiquing the statue to the fake artist: "It's slightly different to what is was when I saw it in Chicago". In the video below, the prank's process began two months earlier with their props department at CBS.
George Pell Has Been Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison
Abuse survivors were among those who travelled to Melbourne on Wednesday to witness Pell's sentencing before a packed courtroom. Kidd said as archbishop Pell would have "cast a powerful shadow" and thought he could control the situation if caught.