Aviation Ethiopian Airlines & Lion Air: The spooking similarities between the two crashes Updated : March 11, 2019 03:11 PM IST When the Lion Air crash was being investigated, it was found that the flight crew had lost contact with the ground staff just 13 minutes after the take-off. Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 disappeared from radar only six minutes after takeoff. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.