Insurer to compensate families of Ethiopian crash victims with $30 million

Insurer to compensate families of Ethiopian crash victims with $30 million

Families of passengers who perished in the Ethiopian crash are set to be given $30 million from the plane's insurer.

The money will be shared among the families of those who passed away during the deadly crash.

Compensation may, however, take time as it will be dependent on findings of the crash.

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If the crash was caused by a manufacturer's error, then Boeing will have to foot the compensation.

In Ethiopia, a tune of $19,000 is paid as compensation for every crash victim.

In the US, the daily reports compensation varies between $99,000 and $199,000 per person.

On March 9, 2019, a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet owned by the Ethiopian Airlines crashed six minutes after take off from the Addis Ababa airport.

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Passengers from around 35 countries were on the Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi.

Out of the 157 people who passed, 149 were passengers and eight were crew members.

Kenya paid the heaviest price with 32 of its citizens among the victims, according to a list shared by the airline.

It was followed by Canada and Ethiopia, which lost 18 and nine nationals respectively.

Investigations are still underway to find out the cause of the crash and other important informations.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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