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Ethiopian plane crashes in Lebanon

Ethiopian plane crashes off Lebanon

An Ethiopian Airlines plane carrying 90 people fell into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after taking off from Beirut early Monday and at least 33 bodies have been recovered so far according to local media counts. Full story

BACKGROUND

Ethiopian Airliner crash history

Before today Ethiopian airlines has had only two other accidents, the last crashing near the Comoros island killing 123 people.

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