Ethiopians Hold Mass Funeral for Plane crash Victims

Written by on March 17, 2019

Empty coffins representing the Ethiopian victims of last week’s Ethiopia Airlines plane crash have been buried in the capital, Addis Ababa.

None of the bodies has yet been formally identified because of the impact of the crash

Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crashed shortly after it took off for the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, killing all 157 people on board.

Some relatives were overcome with grief, while others threw themselves on the red coffins draped with the Ethiopian flag at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa.

Some family members have been given charred earth from the crash site to help remember their loved ones.


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