Airline staff wheel luggage on route to a flight. Two pilots for Ethiopia Airlines have been suspended after reportedly falling asleep and missing their initial landing slot. File photo: SCMP
Airline staff wheel luggage on route to a flight. Two pilots for Ethiopia Airlines have been suspended after reportedly falling asleep and missing their initial landing slot. File photo: SCMP
Africa

Ethiopian Airlines suspends pilots who missed landing ‘after falling asleep’

  • Africa’s biggest carrier said it has ‘removed from operation’ two pilots who reportedly fell asleep and missed their original landing slot
  • Independent website ‘The Aviation Herald’ said the pilots were woken up by an alarm triggered when the autopilot disconnected

Airline staff wheel luggage on route to a flight. Two pilots for Ethiopia Airlines have been suspended after reportedly falling asleep and missing their initial landing slot. File photo: SCMP
Airline staff wheel luggage on route to a flight. Two pilots for Ethiopia Airlines have been suspended after reportedly falling asleep and missing their initial landing slot. File photo: SCMP
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