In memory of
Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Crash Victims
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In memory of
Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Crash Victims
157 people were killed Sunday morning when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crashed just six minutes after takeoff. There were no survivors. The victims of the crash were from 35 countries, including the United States, Canada, Kenya, Ethiopia, France, China, Italy, and Britain. At least 22 of the people killed were United Nations staff members. Others were humanitarian aid workers from other organizations including Save the Children and the World Food Program. The plane was en route from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Nairobi, Kenya. Both cities are home to United Nations offices. The cause of the crash is under investigation as authorities examine information from the cockpit voice recorder and digital flight data recorder. A number of airlines have grounded their Boeing planes as investigations proceed. Another Boeing 737 had crashed in October off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia. Among the victims who have been publicly identified are Pius Adesanmi, an award-winning author and professor at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. Others are Georgetown Law student Cedric Asiavugwa, traveling home to Nairobi; Tamirat Mulu Memessie, an aid worker who helped children affected by violence; journalist Anthony Ngare; and Paolo Dieci, a founder of the International Committee for the Development of Peoples. Slovenian Parliament member Anton Hrnko reported that his wife, Blanka, and children, Martin and Michala, were all killed in the crash. The plane’s pilot, Yared Getachew, and staff were also killed. Ethiopian Airlines noted that Getachew’s performance was “commendable” and that he had logged more than 8000 flight hours. As the assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme opened Monday morning, they began with a moment of silence to remember those lost in the crash, many of whom had been traveling to attend the assembly. The assembly’s president, Siim Kiisler, noted, “We have lost fellow delegates, interpreters and UN staff. I express my condolences to those who lost loved ones in the crash.” For more information: New York Times live updates We invite you to share condolences for the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash victims in our Guest Book. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here .
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In memory of
Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Crash Victims
157 people were killed Sunday morning when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crashed just six minutes after takeoff. There were no survivors. The victims of the crash were from 35 countries, including the United States, Canada, Kenya, Ethiopia, France, China, Italy, and Britain. At least 22 of the people killed were United Nations staff members. Others were humanitarian aid workers from other organizations including Save the Children and the World Food Program. The plane was en route from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Nairobi, Kenya. Both cities are home to United Nations offices. The cause of the crash is under investigation as authorities examine information from the cockpit voice recorder and digital flight data recorder. A number of airlines have grounded their Boeing planes as investigations proceed. Another Boeing 737 had crashed in October off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia. Among the victims who have been publicly identified are Pius Adesanmi, an award-winning author and professor at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. Others are Georgetown Law student Cedric Asiavugwa, traveling home to Nairobi; Tamirat Mulu Memessie, an aid worker who helped children affected by violence; journalist Anthony Ngare; and Paolo Dieci, a founder of the International Committee for the Development of Peoples. Slovenian Parliament member Anton Hrnko reported that his wife, Blanka, and children, Martin and Michala, were all killed in the crash. The plane’s pilot, Yared Getachew, and staff were also killed. Ethiopian Airlines noted that Getachew’s performance was “commendable” and that he had logged more than 8000 flight hours. As the assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme opened Monday morning, they began with a moment of silence to remember those lost in the crash, many of whom had been traveling to attend the assembly. The assembly’s president, Siim Kiisler, noted, “We have lost fellow delegates, interpreters and UN staff. I express my condolences to those who lost loved ones in the crash.” For more information: New York Times live updates We invite you to share condolences for the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash victims in our Guest Book. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here .
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Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027S

Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027D

Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027P
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