JUST IN : Ethiopian Airlines Flight To Nairobi Crashes - 9jakam


Sunday, 10 March 2019

JUST IN : Ethiopian Airlines Flight To Nairobi Crashes

An Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashed on Sunday morning,
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the airline said.

Flight ET 302 crashed near the town of Bishoftu, 62 kilometres southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, the airline said, confirming the plane was a Boeing 737-800 MAX, registration number ET-AVJ.

The flight left Bole airport in Addis Ababa at 8.38 am local time, before losing contact with the control tower just a few minutes later at 8.44 am.

The prime minister’s office sent condolences via Twitter to the families of those lost in the crash..

The Ethiopian Prime Minister , Abiy Ahmed offered his condolences on social media .
Mr Abiy offered his “ deepest condolences to the families of those that have lost their loved ones on Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 on regular scheduled flight to Nairobi , Kenya this morning” .
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