Heartbreaking photos from the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302
Rene Otinga|March. 12, 2019
- More heartbreaking photos hagve emerged showing the extent of the devastating Ethiopian Airlines crash
- The plane is said to have dug a 10 metre crater upon impact with the ground and a large fire ensued soon after
- Following the crash, more detailed images revealed there was virtually no chance of anyone to survive the crash which claimed 157 lives
Even as the world is still coming to terms with the tragic Ethiopian airlines tragedy, fresh photos from the crash site bring to perspective the devastating manner in which all 157 people lost their lives.
The aircraft reportedly left Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa at 0838 hours on Sunday, March 10 before losing contact with the control tower six minutes later.
A black box in the plane’s cockpit has already been salvaged from the wreckage and it will be used in aiding in investigations on what exactly caused the crash.
According to witnesses, an enormous fire was visible at the crash site, near the town of Bishoftu, some 31 miles from Addis Ababa.
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