Plane fails to descend as pilots reportedly fell asleep during flight

A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from Ethiopian Airlines is seen landing at Brussels Airport on July 29. Two pilots are believed to have fallen asleep and missed their landing during an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 flight from Sudan to Ethiopia. (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images via CNN)
A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from Ethiopian Airlines is seen landing at Brussels Airport on July 29. Two pilots are believed to have fallen asleep and missed their landing during an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 flight from Sudan to Ethiopia. (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images via CNN)

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