Man fails to board fallen Ethiopian Airlines flight

Man fails to board fallen Ethiopian Airlines flight

Man misses the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed after taking off from Addis Ababa.

Missed Ethiopian Airlines flight
Missed Ethiopian Airlines flight/Antonis Mavropoulos

Anotins Mavropoulos saw his fellow passengers board the plane.


The man posted on Facebook explaining his fate. The post is called ‘My Lucky Day’ where Anotins Mavropoulos shared an image of what appears to be his boarding pass.


He arrived at the gate late for boarding on Sunday morning. He said, ‘When I arrived, boarding was closed and I watched the last passengers in (the) tunnel go in. I screamed to put me in but they didn't allow it’.

READ: Comair grounds Boeing 737 MAX

The plane crashed six minutes after taking off, killing all 157 people on board.


Comair, which operates British Airways and, has grounded its Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet.

Comair’s decision follows the death of 157 people when the same aircraft, belonging to Ethiopian Airlines crashed in Addis Ababa, departing to Nairobi.

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