Ethiopian Airlines Crash at least 157 Dead – An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed crashed shortly after taking off from the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, en route to Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday.
Ethiopian Airlines Crash at least 157 Dead:
The cause of the crash was unclear immediately. The 4-month-old Airline Boeing 737-8 MAX plane crashed only six minutes after taking off on its way to Nairobi, Kenya, plowing into the ground at 8:44 a.m. local time, 31 miles south of Addis Ababa and at least 157 dead due to this Ethiopian Airlines Crash.
Ethiopian Airlines 302 was carrying people from at least 36 countries, according to the airline. The dead included 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, nine Ethiopians, eight each from the United States, China and Italy, and seven each from France and Britain.
The plane was carrying 149 passengers and eight crew members. “The WFP family mourns today,” executive director David Beasley said. “We will do all that is humanly possible to help the families at this painful time.”
From the Facebook Post, “Tewolde Gebremariam, who is at the accident scene now, regrets to confirm that there are no survivors, He expresses his profound sympathy and condolences to the families and loved ones of passengers and crew who lost their lives in this tragic accident.”
Devastating news from Ethiopia this morning. Our thoughts are with all the victims on flight ET302, including the Canadians who were on board, and everyone who lost friends, family, or loved ones. Canadians in need of assistance, contact [email protected] or 613-996-8885.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) March 10, 2019
Accident Bulletin no. 2
Issued on march 10, 2019 at 01:46 PM pic.twitter.com/KFKX6h2mxJ
— Ethiopian Airlines (@flyethiopian) March 10, 2019
Updated as of 5pm 3/10/19: 1/2 The U.S. Government, the Embassy team, & the American people extend our sincere sympathies to all those who lost loved ones in the crash this morning of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. https://t.co/VZxEHYFPUK
— U.S. Embassy Addis (@USEmbassyAddis) March 10, 2019
— Boeing Airplanes (@BoeingAirplanes) March 10, 2019