Earth Day 2020: Some of the most awesome touristic places around the globe according to CNN Travel

Earth Day 2020: Some of the most awesome touristic places around the globe according to CNN Travel

mburu, Kenya. A haven for some of Africa’s most amazing wildlife, this national reserve is home to perfect sunrises, the endangered reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra.
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American kidnapped in Uganda rescued unharmed along with driver after 5-day ordeal

American kidnapped in Uganda rescued unharmed along with driver after 5-day ordeal

An American who was kidnapped along with her driver in Uganda last week has been recovered unharmed, a spokesman for the Ugandan government said Sunday. The pair were recovered along the border with the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Continue reading American kidnapped in Uganda rescued unharmed along with driver after 5-day ordeal

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crash: Local reporter flagged Boeing safety issues days before  the fateful disaster

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crash: Local reporter flagged Boeing safety issues days before the fateful disaster


On 10 March 2019, the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft which operated the flight crashed six minutes after takeoff, near the town of Bishoftu, killing all 157 people aboard. It is also the deadliest aircraft accident to occur in Ethiopia, surpassing the crash of an Ethiopian Air Force Antonov An-26 in 1982, which killed 73.


On October 29 last year, a Boeing 737 MAX airplane operated by Lion Air crashed shortly after takeoff in Indonesia, killing 189 passengers and crew. In the days after the incident, Dominic Gates, an aerospace reporter at The Seattle Timeslearned from a source that Boeing, which has a huge presence around Seattle, was preparing to warn airlines of a possible instrument failure that could tip 737 MAXs into dangerous dives. Gates continued to report on potential problems with the model. What he found out was extraordinary. Managers at the Federal Aviation Administration let Boeing safety-test features of the 737 MAX itself. And current and former Boeing engineers familiar with the checks told Gates they had major flaws.
 

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