Cyprian Is Nyakundi

The Truth About Videos Doing Rounds Online Allegedly From The Ill-Fated Ethiopian Airlines – ET302

A couple of videos allegedly showing the ill-fated Ethiopian airlines, moments before and after the crash have gone viral online.

The most viral one shows passengers wearing oxygen masks with inflight attendants doing rounds.

Truth: First of all the video shows a plane with three rows of seats. The 737 Max 8 only has two rows of seats. Secondly, the video is taken at night, the ET302 flight crashed during the day. Thirdly, at the time of distress, the ill-fated airline was nosediving making it impossible that inflight attendants would be standing. Finally, there were no reports of cabin decompression (loss of pressure)

A second video shows an aircraft stalling midair after takeoff. The plane then runs out of lack as it falls to the ground like a stone. Bursting into flames.

Truth: That is the video of a Boeing 747 taking off from Bagram Airfield in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 2013. It was a cargo plane carrying heavy military equipments, that loosened gathering most of the weight at the tail rendering the aircraft inoperable. 7 crew members died.

A third one that is almost believable, it shows a person taking videos of a recent crash site. The video shows bodies, luggage and twisted wreckage strewn all over a field.

Truth: The Ethiopian Airlines is said to have nosedived at great speed into the ground, obliterating most things. We haven’t read incidences of fires burning long after the crash.

Truth is: All those videos are fake.

By the time of publishing this article, Ethiopian Airlines had not released an official statement to denounce or confirm the videos.

Would you like to get published on this Popular Blog? You can now email Cyprian Nyakundi any breaking news, Exposes, story ideas, human interest articles or interesting videos on: Videos and pictures can be sent to +254 710 280 973 on WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram.



Related posts

Developing Story: Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa In Trouble For Killing


[Alert Magoha] Poor Living Conditions At Kipsigis Teachers’ Training College


Flying Squad Arrests Reuben Ndolo

Cyprian, Is Nyakundi