Ethiopian Airlines Plane Smoked, Shuddered Before Deadly Plunge

ARA-BOKKA, ETHIOPIA:  The Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed killing 157 people was making a strange rattling noise and trailed smoke and debris as it swerved above a field of panicked cows before hitting earth, according to witnesses. Flight 302 took off from the Ethiopian capital on Sunday morning bound for Nairobi with passengers from more than 30 countries. All on board the Boeing 737 MAX 8 died. The pilot had requested permission to return, saying he was having problems – but it was too late. Half a dozen witnesses interviewed…