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Ethiopia Reiterates Boeing Max Crash Due to Unfit Safety Feature

Debris of the crashed Ethiopia Airlines jet near Bishoftu.

Debris of the crashed Ethiopia Airlines jet near Bishoftu.

Photographer: Michael Tewelde/AFP/Getty Images

Ethiopian authorities reiterated that the deadly Boeing Co. 737 Max jet crash near Addis Ababa almost four years ago was mainly due to a faulty safety feature, revealing little fresh insight into the accident.

A final report into the Ethiopian Airlines Group incident concluded that all professionals and planes related to the crash were correctly certified, Dagmawit Moges, minister of transport & logistics, told reporters on Friday. The plane en route to Nairobi nosedived on March 10, 2019, killing all 157 people on board.