Lebanese Transportation Minister Ghazi Aridi said yesterday that the Ethiopian Airlines 737-800 that crashed Monday into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after takeoff from Beirut failed to follow the flight path established by ATC. All 90 passengers and crew are believed to be dead (ATWOnline, Jan. 26). The control tower told the pilot "to correct his path, but he did a very fast and strange turn before disappearing completely from the radar," Aridi told the Associated Press. Defense Minister ...

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