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Two pilots fell asleep and failed descend their flight

According to the reporter , “when the pilots were asleep” and “the aircraft continued past the top of descent.”
 According to the  Information obtained by the website, The aircraft was cruising at 37,000 feet on autopilot when it failed to descend at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, its  destination, on August 15.
The incident occurred on board an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 en route from Khartoum to Addis Ababa.
Air traffic control were  unable to reach the crew despite making numerous attempts to make contact. but when the plane overshot the runway and continued along the route,  triggered.
Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast reported that  the aircraft overflying the runway, before beginning its descent and maneuvering for another approach.
“We have received a report which indicates Ethiopian flight number ET343 en route from Khartoum to Addis Ababa temporarily lost communication with Addis Ababa Air Traffic Control on 15 August 2022,” reads a statement issued by Ethiopian Airlines on Friday” AD-S said;.
The aircraft   landed safely around 25 minutes later.
“The flight later landed safely after communication was restored. The concerned crew have been removed from operation pending further investigation.
the statement said that “Appropriate corrective action will be taken based on the outcome of the investigation. Safety has always been and will continue to be our first priority” .