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CanadaStéphanie Lacroix is 3rd victim of Ethiopian Airlines crash linked to Ottawa

05:30  12 march  2019
05:30  12 march  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

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According to her LinkedIn profile, Stéphanie Lacroix was living in Ottawa and working with the United Nations Association in Canada as a project officer with Stéphanie Lacroix 3 rd victim of plane crash linked to Ottawa . Executive with PCL Construction identified among dead in Ethiopian airline crash .

Related Topics. Ethiopian Airlines crash . Stephanie Lacroix had graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2015 after studying international development, and had recently joined the UN Association in Canada. Ethiopian Airlines said that the first officer had flown 200 hours at the time of the disaster.

Stéphanie Lacroix is 3rd victim of Ethiopian Airlines crash linked to Ottawa © Facebook Stéphanie Lacroix, seen in this image posted on Facebook, was a victim of the Ethiopian Airlines crash, her family said.

Family have identified a young woman who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash as a former student at the University of Ottawa, who was working with the United Nations.

Stéphanie Lacroix's mother, Sylvie Lamarche Lacroix, confirmed from her home in Timmins, Ont., that her daughter died in the crash Sunday.

Lacroix's LinkedIn profile says she was working with the United Nations Association in Canada. It says she graduated in 2015 with an honours degree in international development and globalization from the University of Ottawa.

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Ottawa professor's death in Ethiopian Airlines crash 'crippling loss' to university An Ottawa professor is one of the 18 Canadians who died after an Ethiopian Airlines jet bound for Nairobi crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday morning, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew members on board. Pius Adesanmi, the director of Carleton University's Institute of African Studies and a professor at the school, was on the plane when it crashed shortly after takeoff near the town of Bishoftu, 62 kilometres southeast of the capital Addis Ababa. Carleton University said in a statement that Global Affairs Canada confirmed Nigerian-born academic was among the victims travelling on the Boeing 737 MAX 8.

On Sunday, when Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 plummeted to the ground shortly after takeoff, killing more than 150 people, the plane had a particularly high concentration of United Nations employees: At least 22 staff members died in the crash , a United Nations official said on Monday.

Ottawa 's Jessica Hyba killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash . Stéphanie Lacroix 3 rd victim of plane crash linked to Ottawa . Flags are at half mast all over Ethiopia today following the tragic crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane-157 died including 18 Canadians.

She grew up in Timmins, Ont.

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Lacroix's uncle, Gilles Lamarche, also posted on Facebook that she had died in the crash, which claimed 157 lives. The plane, a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet, went down shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa.

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Lewis is now the fourth person with recent Ottawa connections to have died in the crash , alongside Carleton University professor Pius Adesanmi and United Nations workers Stéphanie Lacroix and Jessica Hyba. Stéphanie Lacroix 3 rd victim of plane crash linked to Ottawa .

An Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet bound for Nairobi crashed minutes after takeoff on Sunday, killing all 157 people on board. A professor at Ottawa ’s Carleton University was the first Canadian victim to be identified. WATCH: Kenyans in Toronto mourn Ethiopian Airlines crash victims .

"My beautiful niece Stephanie, a young beautiful servant leader, employed by the United Nations and living her dream of helping people after completing her degree in International Studies, perished on Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302," wrote Lamarche online. "Our hearts ache and will forever hold this beautiful soul with us.

Carleton professor Pius Adesanmi and Ottawa woman Jessica Hyba, who also worked with a UN agency, also died in the crash. There were 18 Canadians on the flight.

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Brampton man departs to collect remains of 6 family members killed in Ethiopia plane crash.
"I lost my family," Manant Vaidya said shortly before boarding a plane at Pearson airport. "It's still hard to believe. I'm totally broken." Along with his wife and two children, Vaidya is on his way to Ethiopia to collect the remains of his loved ones. Then, he intends to fly to India — where his extended family resides — for final rituals. He has been in frequent contact with officials at both the Canadian and Indian consuls to facilitate the transportation. "My priority is to get the closure, to the bodies, to the souls. I want to make sure that they rest in peace," he said.

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