A recent aeroplane crash reminded me of something that has been bugging me for sometime. I have been watching over the last decade as a need to seems to have developed to state the nationality of the deceased. Maybe they did it before and I had not noticed. But I think it is strange. I guess it falls into the category of, should I be worried. If I am an Australian and there are no dead Australians, then I need not worry that one of the dead may not be someone I know. Perhaps there is more to it than that? I think that the whole thing is a bit tragic. Maybe you can feel safe travelling if the planes that crash only have non-Australians on board?
Ethiopian Airlines issued the following passenger list: