UPDATE: Flying Crew and Staff Safe from the Ethiopian Fire Incident

The Ethiopian airline cargo Boeing 777f had on Wednesday, July 22, caught fire at Shanghai Pudong international airport, China. The cargo plane was flown in from Brussels at about 11:51 local time and was being loaded for its return journey before it caught fire.

While the cause of the incident is still under investigation by the authorities, a team of experts has also been dispatched from Addis Ababa to assist in the investigation.

Ethiopian airline via its official twitter handle regrettably announce the damage to ET-ARH B777 cargo plane, but very grateful that the flying crew and ground staff are all safe.


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