Ethiopian Airlines plane en route to Nairobi crashed, 157 on board killed

Ethiopian Airlines _ Plane crash _ Nairobi bound

March 10,2019

Nairobi bound Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed on Sunday around 8:38 in the morning local time shortly after take off from Bole International Airport.

Ethiopian state broadcaster confirmed that there are no survivors from 149 passengers and 8 crew members. Passengers are reportedly from 33 countries.

According to reports emerging on social media, victims are 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, 9 Ethiopians, 8 Italians, 8 Chinese, 8 Americans, 7 British ,7 French ,6 Egyptians, 5 Dutch, 4 UN passport holders, 4 Indians ,4 Slovakian And others.

The plane lost contact with flight controllers six minutes after take off.

Causes of the accident is not yet established. More report to come.

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