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CanadaHamilton-area teacher among those killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

20:40  12 march  2019
20:40  12 march  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

Ethiopian Airlines crash involves 18 Canadians

Ethiopian Airlines crash involves 18 Canadians ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Eighteen Canadians are among the victims of an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed all 157 people thought to be on board Sunday, the airline's CEO and Kenya's transport minister said. The victims also include 32 Kenyans, nine Ethiopians, eight people each from China, the United States and Italy, seven each from France and Britain, six from Egypt, five from the Netherlands and four each from India and Slovakia. It is not yet clear what caused the crash of new Boeing 737-8 MAX plane shortly after takeoff from Bole Airport en route to Kenya's capital, Nairobi.

The son of a Hamilton - area teacher who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash says he'll miss her The Hagersville Secondary School teacher was killed in the Ethiopian Airlines crash Sunday. At least 35 nationalities were among the dead. Initial reports identified 18 Canadian victims in the crash .

18 Canadians among 157 killed after Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday. Flowers are placed at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa 'Extraordinary' Hamilton - area teacher killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash .

Hamilton-area teacher among those killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash © @GEDSB Dawn Tanner was a special education teacher at Hagersville Secondary. Dawn died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday.

One of 18 of Canadians who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday was a teacher from the Hamilton-area.

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The Grand Erie District School Board expressed "great sadness" at the death of Hagersville Secondary School's Dawn Tanner.

The board said the 47-year-old Special Education department head "touched the lives of many during her career as an educator."

Cody French, one of Tanner's sons, has penned a Facebook tribute to his mother calling her an 'extraordinary woman' and the 'strongest person I have ever known.'

Flags have been lowered in Tanner's honour at Grand Erie District School Board buildings and councillors will be at Hagersville Secondary School next week when classes resume following March Break.

Tanner had been part of the school's faculty since 2005.

The board says she also worked a couple of evenings a week at the Six Nations Polytechnic Homework Support Centre.

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Toronto man victim of Ethiopian plane crash.
A Toronto Muslim organization has identified a 72-year-old member of their community as a victim of Sunday's plane crash in Ethiopia. 

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