Ethiopian crash: Preliminary report on incident expected ‘soon’: CEO

Last Updated: Mar 26 2019 15:47
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Ethiopia's transport ministry spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday, The preliminary report on the March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash will very likely be released this week.

"It will very, very likely be released this week but there could be unpredictable things," Ethiopian transport ministry spokesman Muse Yiheyis said by phone from the Ethiopian capital. "I can't say (it will be released) today or tomorrow," he added.

Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam said, the airline may or may not attend a briefing in the United States by Boeing about a planned update to the software that is a focus of investigation in two deadly crashes that have prompted worldwide groundings of the 737 MAX.