Statement on Incident ET-ARH – Shanghai Pudong Airport, 22 July 2020

Ethiopian Airlines B777 freighter aircraft with registration number ET-ARH caught fire while loading cargo at Pudong Shanghai airport today, July 22, 2020. The aircraft was  on a regular scheduled cargo service from Shanghai to Sao Paulo-Santiago. All ground staff and flying crew are safe.

Ethiopian has collaborated with all concerned authorities and contained the fire.

The cause of the incident is under investigation by the appropriate authorities.