"There is no decision made yet on where to send it".
He said he was put onto the next flight to Nairobi and only found out about the crash later on. What we can say is we don't have the capability to probe it here in Ethiopia, " Begashaw said.
The victims came from more than 30 nations, and included almost two dozen U.N. staff.
The Federal Aviation Administration has not taken any action at this point.
Of the top 10 countries by air passenger travel, all but the United States and Japan have halted flights of the 737 MAX. Canadian and American carriers remain the last major airlines using the plane.
The new variant of the world's most-sold modern passenger aircraft was viewed as the likely workhorse for airlines for decades.
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He told CNN the airline's pilots had received additional training on the flight procedures involving the 737 MA after the Lion Air crash.
Boeing said it stands by the plane.
The United Arab Emirates' aviation regulator said on Tuesday there were "marked similarities" between the crashes, and China's regulator noted both occurred shortly after take-off.
"According to the air traffic controller recorded voice exchange, the pilot reported flight control problems and was finding it hard to control the plane".
"We don't yet know the exact cause of the accident, and speculation is not helpful in either way", Mr GebreMariam said, "but I think there are questions without answers on the airplane".
In another case, the pilot said: "With the concerns with the MAX 8 nose down stuff, we thought it appropriate to bring it to your attention".
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says his department will work with its Ethiopian counterpart to investigate this weekend's fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash.