Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash
There has been an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash just after take-off from Beirut, Lebanon. Published reports state it was a Boeing 737-800 and that it departed in "stormy" weather.
Initial data suggests the flight carried 90 passengers and that witnesses claimed the plane caught fire before crashing on 25 January 2010.
See video reporting of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.
Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines announced a new order for 10 Next-Generation 737-800s as recently as 22 January 2010.