Ethiopian Airlines crash: 737 MAX jet suffered control problem less than a minute after takeoff, report says

The pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines plane which crashed on Monday, killing 157 people, reported a “flight control” problem within a minute of its departure, according to air traffic communication records.

Controllers also observed that the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft was moving up and down by hundreds of feet and feared that something was wrong, according to a US media report.

Three minutes into the flight Yared Getachew, the pilot, sent another message requesting permission to return, according to an anonymous source who spoke to The New York Times.

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