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IrelandScary footage shows oxygen masks dropping on Ethiopian Airlines flight headed for Dublin Airport

11:35  13 march  2019
11:35  13 march  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 was a scheduled international passenger flight from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Shocking footage shows oxygen masks dropping on an Ethiopian Airlines flight headed for Dublin Airport.

Flight ET502 from Addis Ababa to Toronto via Dublin was forced to turn back to Addis Ababa shortly after taking off.

The video shows air hostesses helping people with their masks on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight, around two hours after the flight had taken off from the Ethiopian capital.

Scary footage shows oxygen masks dropping on Ethiopian Airlines flight headed for Dublin Airport © Thomson Reuters An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner airplane approaches to land at Changi International Airport in Singapore June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Tim Chong

One passenger, Samba, told Dublin Live that the incident on the March 4 flight happened suddenly and was unexpected.

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Flight -tracking data showed the plane's speed fluctuating wildly in the final seconds before the crash today. According to flight -tracking website FlightRadar24, the plane, which was new and was delivered to An Ethiopian Airports fire engine rushes to the scene of the crash on Sunday morning.

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He said: "We were flying for almost two hours from Addis then suddenly the masks went down and the plane started going down quickly (according to the captain, depressurisation was the main cause)."

Samba said that another video had been circulating on Facebook of the same incident but stated that some were wrongly claiming that the footage was from the tragic Ethiopian Airlines crash which took place on Sunday.

Eight crew and 149 passengers lost their lives when flight ET302, a Boeing 737 Max 8, crashed shorty after take-off from Addis Ababa.

Scary footage shows oxygen masks dropping on Ethiopian Airlines flight headed for Dublin Airport © 2018 S3studio An Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-941 in runaway at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on September 08 2018 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Yu Chun Christopher Wong/S3studio/Getty Images)

Samba continued: "When the masks went down, the captain decided to return to Addis where we changed plane.

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"He asked us to remove the masks after 15 minutes once we reached a very low altitude."

ET502 dropped 10,000ft and had to turn back to Addis Ababa over what the airline called a 'minor technical issue'.

In a statement on their website, the airline apologised to those on the flight.

Scary footage shows oxygen masks dropping on Ethiopian Airlines flight headed for Dublin Airport © ASSOCIATED PRESS Ethiopian Airlines stock image . (AP Photo/Preston Fiedler)

"Statement of apology to our valued customers who travelled on board ET502 on March 4.

"Ethiopian Airlines would like to apologise to its valued customers who were travelling on the subject flight for the inconvenience caused due to the flight return and the subsequent delay.

"The flight safely returned to Addis Ababa to fix a minor technical problem.

"An alternate aircraft was immediately assigned to complete the flight. Safety of our customers and crew is always our first priority."

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