The body of a ( white) male was recovered from the Ethiopian plane crash site off the coast of Khaldeh, just south of the Beirut airport .

Families of the victims rushed to Rafik Hariri state Hospital around midday to try to identify the body.

Lebanon’s Health Minister Mohammed Jawad Khalife said that the victim would only be identified through DNA tests , adding that a golden necklace was found on the body , but did not bear any inscription or photo.

Ethipian Airlines plane of flight ET409 crashed into the Mediterranean sea on Jan. 25 just minutes after takeoff from Beirut in a fierce thunderstorm with all 90 people on board feared dead.

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