The remains of seven Canadians killed in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash in March 2019 were finally brought home to Canada, include those of Danielle Moore, a Filipino Canadian from Toronto.
A total of 18 Canadians were killed in the crash.
Chris Moore, Danielle Moore’s father was at Pearson International Airport in Mississauga on Tuesday, together with family members of the six other Canadians who died in the crash.
REMAINS OF CANADIANS KILLED IN BOEING 737 MAX CRASH BROUGHT HOME
Caskets carrying the remains of seven Canadians killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 were brought from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, more than five months after the incident.
A contingent of fire trucks met the aircraft on the tarmac.
Families of the deceased had to wait for their remains to be identified using DNA. The Government of Canada coordinated the repatriation of their remains with Ethiopian authorities.
FILIPINO’S REMAINS BROUGHT BACK BY MUM & BROTHER
Danielle Moore’s mum and brother were on board the flight which carried the caskets. They had travelled to Ethopia to bring home Danielle to their dad.
Danielle’s dad will soon be travelling to the United States, where lawmakers continue to investigate the cause of the crash.
Speaking to CBC News, Danielle’s dad said that it was “another piece in the jigsaw puzzle to which we don’t have all the pieces.”
INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO DETERMINING THE CAUSE OF THE CRASH
Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 was an international passenger flight from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia to Joao Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya when it crashed on March 10, 2019.
All 157 people aboard, including 18 Canadians were killed.
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