An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 experienced a nose-gear collapse at the gate as it was about to depart from Addis Ababa Bole Airport to Rome Fiumicino on March 4. “There was no one injured,” CEO Tewolde Gebremariam confirmed to ATW. “The incident happened while the aircraft was still at the gate while boarding. As soon as the nose gear collapsed, we deplaned passengers and crew with the same step that they used to board,” The cause of the nose-gear collapse is ...

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