Pilot of crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet reported flight control problems

Pilot of crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet reported flight control problems
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  • calendar-gray 13 March 2019

The pilot of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 jet had reported flight-control problems and wanted to return to the airport, the chief executive officer of the airline has said, ONAreports citing the Wall Street Journal.

In recordings of his conversations with controllers, the pilot didn’t indicate any other external problems with the jet or the flight, like a bird collision, CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said, according to the report.

Note that all 157 people on board the flight were killed in the Sunday crash.

 

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