Flight recording reveals pilot of downed Ethiopian Airlines plane was panicking when he asked for permission to return

Kwao Saa

Experts in France analyzing flight recorders from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last weekend have revealed that the pilot was panicking during a call to the control center.

The pilot reportedly asked for permission to return “in a panicky voice.” A spokesman for Ethiopian Airlines said the pilot was given permission to return. However, the plane crashed a few minutes later.

Ethiopian Airlines’ chief investigators have traveled with the flight data and voice recorders to France where they will be analyzed. […] CONTINUE READING