Relatives of a victim mourn at the site of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash site near Bishoftu, Ethiopia. Photo: Xinhua

Wailing mourners from around the world descend on crash site of Ethiopia Airlines’ Boeing 737 MAX 8, but find no answers and nothing to bury

  • Devastated mourners flung themselves onto the ground, still littered with business cards, seat covers and shards of aluminium
  • A melting pot of the bereaved grieved in their own ways, some praying, some scooping soil, while others up offered fruit, flowers, or Chinese chocolates
Topic |   Plane crashes and aviation accidents

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Relatives of a victim mourn at the site of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash site near Bishoftu, Ethiopia. Photo: Xinhua
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The Indonesian Transport Ministry on Tuesday conducted inspections of 737 Max 8 aircraft owned by Garuda Indonesia and Lion Air. Photo: AP

Ethiopian Airlines crash puts US$633 billion worth of Boeing 737 MAX jet orders in jeopardy – with Asian airlines among the biggest customers

  • Korean Air, with 30 MAX jets on order, said it would still take delivery of first plane in May, but would not fly any until they were regarded safe
  • Indonesia’s Lion Air considers dropping order of almost 200 jets worth US$22 billion, following airline’s involvement in earlier crash in October
Topic |   Boeing

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The Indonesian Transport Ministry on Tuesday conducted inspections of 737 Max 8 aircraft owned by Garuda Indonesia and Lion Air. Photo: AP
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