The Greek man-landed in Ethiopia on the way to an environmental conference in Kenya. But the time between flygplansbytena was button and he was a few minutes late to the gate.
" I saw the last passengers go on board, but the gate had already closed. I complained, in the usual way when such a thing happens. But the staff was friendly and booked me on another flight, " says Antonis Mavropoulos to the Greek tv channel Skai.
he had not much time to the connecting flight, he chose not to check in his bag. Had he done so had the flight been waiting and he had been ombordsläppt.
I'm slowly beginning to realize what happened and how close it was for me. At the same time, I am also very upset, broken-hearted, for the lost sake. I'll be honest, I did not get much sleep in the night.
shortly after it left the airport and all of the 157 persons on board perished. In a post on Facebook telling Mavropoulos he became aware of what had happened in connection with that he would go on board the plan he had been rebooked to.
”A staff member said politely to me that I would not protest, but thank God, I was the only passenger who was not aboard flight 302, which was still missing. At first I thought he lied, but the way he said it left no room for doubt. I felt the ground disappear under my feet,” he writes according to the AP.
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