Details emerge of the final moments of an Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed

Details emerge of the final moments of an Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed
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  • calendar-gray 30 March 2019

Details have begun to emerge of the final moments of an Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed three weeks ago, ONAreports citing BBC.

Reports suggest an anti-stall system on the Boeing 737 Max has been highlighted as the cause of the crash. Two minutes into the flight - at just 450ft (137m) above the ground - the aircraft's nose began to pitch down. 

The detailed report says one pilot said to the other "Pitch up, pitch up!" before the radio went dead and as the plane "accelerated" towards the ground.

It crashed only six minutes into the flight.

Leaks this week from the crash investigation in Ethiopia and in the US suggest an automatic anti-stall system was activated at the time of the disaster.

The Ethiopian authorities have already said there are "clear similarities" between the Lion Air incident and the Ethiopian Airlines crash.

Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the accidents, but a preliminary report from Ethiopian authorities is expected within days.

Boeing has tried to restore its battered reputation, while continuing to insist the 737 Max is safe.

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