Forestry teams have recognized a New Brunswick man as one of many 18 Canadians who died Sunday when an Ethiopian Airways airplane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 aboard.
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The Kenya Forest Service and the Household Forest Nepal Fb pages each wrote posts providing condolences to the household of Peter DeMarsh of Worldwide Household Forestry Alliance.
The Worldwide Household Forestry Alliance didn’t instantly return a request for remark early Monday.
The Kenya Forest Service submit mentioned DeMarsh was en path to Nairobi to attend a workshop on “entry to worldwide local weather finance for small holder farmers.”
A mom and daughter from Edmonton, a famend Carleton College professor and an accountant with the Metropolis of Calgary had been additionally among the many Canadians who died within the crash.
Ethiopian Airways has grounded all of its Boeing 737 Max eight plane as “an additional security precaution” following the crash, a spokesman mentioned Monday, as Ethiopia marked a day of mourning and the airplane’s broken “black field” of information was discovered.
Investigators are nonetheless attempting to find out the reason for a lethal crash Sunday involving a brand new plane mannequin touted for its environmentally pleasant engine that’s utilized by each Air Canada and WestJet.
The plane was additionally concerned in a Lion Air crash in October when a two-month-old airplane plunged into the Java Sea minutes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital, killing 189 individuals.
Air Canada has 24 Boeing 737 Max eight planes in its fleet and WestJet operates 13.