Thursday March 14, 2019-On Sunday an Ethiopian airline jetliner crashed after take off killing all 157 people on board.
32 Kenyans were among
ThursdayMarch 14, 2019-On Sunday an Ethiopian airline jetliner crashedafter take off killing all 157 people on board.
32 Kenyans were among those who perished in the ill-fated plane.
The 737-800 max was on its way to Nairobi from BoleInternational Airport in Ethiopia.
Now fresh details have emerged over the amount of money thatthe airline will compensate the victims who died in the crash.
Based on the Montreal Convention, each of thefamilies of the Ethiopian Airline crash victims could receive as much as Sh17million.
The treaty, adopted by the International Civil AviationOrganisation, stipulates that "if an airline is found at fault for anaccident, each affected passenger is to get a minimum value equal to $113,100special drawing rights".
This type of plane crash compensation currently equalsapproximately $170,000 per passenger.
This is approximately Sh 17 million per victim!
The Kenyan DAILY POST