Carlos Velásquez, a U.S. attorney specialising in aviation law, wrongful death and personal injury, and who is leading a corsortium of attorneys to assist families to sue Boeing, has said they "have a good case against the plane manufacturer". The plane crashed near Bishoftu town, six minutes after take-off from Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board.
8 Families to Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Crash
Capital FM, 3 April 2019
Eight Kenyan families who lost relatives in the Ethiopian airlines crash now want Boeing held liable in a case filed in the United State of America, citing negligence. Read more »
Lawyers Say Suing Boeing on Behalf Kenyan Families
Nation, 3 April 2019
A team of six lawyers on Wednesday said they will sue aircraft manufacturer Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines on behalf of eight Kenyan families whose kin died in a plane crash last… Read more »
Family of Rwandan Killed in Ethiopian Airlines Sues Boeing
New Times, 29 March 2019
Musoni was among the 157 fatalities of the crash that occurred just six minutes after the plane took off at Ethiopia's Bole International Airport. Read more »
The team of six lawyers who said they will file a case in the United States to sue aircraft manufacturer Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines on behalf of Kenyans who died in the ill-fated flight last month.
The national carrier is planning to order up to 10 of the planes worth an estimated U.S.$1.2 billion. The Boeing 737-800 Max has been credited for its uel efficiency and ... Read more »
Tragedy is a human experience that no one can escape from. Yet the manner in which Western media report on death involving Africans remains infused with racism. Reporting on the ... Read more »
As families visit the site of the Ethiopian Airlines crash, the plane's black boxes are being taken to Paris to be analysed. Read more »
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