Sunday morning, the coffee is boiling when it will alert in your mobile phone:
”An Ethiopian Airlines plane has gone down with 149 passengers on board”.
”See it now. Hope no one we know was on the flight”.
”It is fear”.
the Sequence of events reminiscent of the by a terrorist attack. Be immediately informed about what happened, when networks are activated in order to check if everyone is safe.
Then are written soothing messages on Facebook, where more and more people can be reached with an update:
I landed yesterday with the 11:20 flight, and would like to thank all of you for your calls and messages,” writes a friend who has been at home in Ethiopia and visited friends and family.
the Friend who sent the first text message tells me later that his boss was booked on the fatal flight, and now live for that he had to book the ticket at the last moment.
A friend sends images from a grilling. The colleague who smile keep in stekgaffeln is no longer available.
Kenya lost the most citizens in the accident. Newspapers write about the 32 kenyan victims who had vastly different backgrounds. However, there were a total of 30 different nationalities on board. In similarity with the terrorist attacks as we are reminded when we see the lists of the victims about how small the world has become. A terrordrabbat shopping mall in Nairobi or a passenger plane that crash – a large part of the world are today represented at a given place at a given time.
the Company has, with good service and modest prices opened the world up to Africa, and has more than any other joined the continent ends. It took an airline from a non-colonized country to the east african travelers would not have to go up all over Europe and south again to reach every city in west africa.
the Difference between a terrorist attack and a plane crash is, of course, that there is no perpetrator to direct the anger towards. On social media raises questions about the standard of Boeing aircraft that has been involved in two similar accidents within a span of five months.
against the Ethiopian Airlines fan shaped sign where the traditional colors of green, yellow and red have been replaced by white, against black background.
american soil, victims honored at UN meeting
the Swedish transport agency: No reason to question the safety of olycksmodellen
Flygexperten: ”there Are similarities with the crash in Indonesia”
Witness: Plane was burning already in the air