• publish: 10 March 2019
  • time: 2:46 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 7397

Ethiopian Airlines plane on way to Kenya crashed and  left 157 killed

 An Ethiopian Airlines plane has crashed shortly after the take from Addis Ababa airport, the officials in Ethiopia have confirmed.

The Boeing 737 passenger jet was reportedly carrying 149 passengers and 8 crew members when it crashed on the way to Nairobi the capital city of Kenya.

A spokesperson of Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed that the plane crashed at 8:44 am local time, shortly after the take-off from Addis Ababa.

There are no reports available regarding the fate of passengers but the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in a Twitter post has offered his “deepest condolences to the families of those that have lost their loved ones.”

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