Chances are these Ethiopian passengers fly very rarely, if ever. So a touch and go in bad weather can understandably be a stressful experience.
So we might cut them some slack and not use their misfortune to boast about our own self-perceived toughness and bravery... oh wait... it‘s to late for that.
In your attempt to correct others, you broad statement on Ethiopians who rarely fly seems like a pretty colonial point of view as if to say "the savages were easily frightened as they believed the aircraft was indeed a magic steel bird dropped from the heavens"
Also, if you read the article you would see many of the passengers were Nigerian officials past and present.
This thread seems to be very educational on a number of fronts. Hopefully a few readers left with a better understanding of language in West Africa. As a teacher in the U.S. I'm not surprised people were unaware that English is the official language. We don't teach nearly enough Culture/History/Geography of our own country, let alone others.
We also learned the difference between a "go around" and a" touch and go". I've experienced one go around in my life which was memorable, but I've got a strong feeling if we touched the runway, it would have been even more memorable
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