Toronto – Ethiopian Airlines crashed plane black box is recovered on Monday, reported state broadcaster – Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC).
The investigative team which is being assisted by experts from different countries recovered the cockpit voice recorder around 1 p.m. local time after an excavation in the crash site.
Nairobi bound Ethiopian Airlines Plane ET 302 crashed on Sunday shortly after take off from Bole International Airport in the capital Addis Ababa killing all 157 people on board of the plane.
The plane crashed in Bishoftu (Debrezeit) town which is about 44 kilometers to the South East of the capital.
Bodies of the victims is being recovered. Families are expected to receive bodies of their loved one once the identifying the bodies is completed in the next five days, according to EBC report.
Victims are reportedly from 35 countries from Africa, Europe, North America and Asia. Majority of them are from neighboring Kenya. 18 of the victims are Canadians including Nigerian-born Carlton University Professor, Pius Adesanmi.v
Ethiopia declared national morning day following the tragic accident.
Join the conversation. Like borkena on Facebook and get Ethiopian News updates regularly. As well, you may get Ethiopia News by following us on twitter @zborkena