Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX Crashes on way to Kenya, Killing all 157 People On-Board...

Ethiopian Airlines regrets to confirm that its flight ET 302/10 March in schedule service from Addis Ababa to Nairobi was involved in an accident today around Bishoftu (Debre Zeit).

The aircraft B-737-800MAX with registration number ET- AVJ took off at


08h38 am local time from Addis Ababa, Bole International Airport and lost contact at 08h44am.

At this time search and rescue operations are in progress and we have no confirmed information about survivors or any possible causalities. Ethiopian Airlines staff will be sent to the accident scene and will do everything possible to assist the emergency services.

It is believed that there were 149 passengers and 8 crew on-board the flight but we are currently confirming the details of


the passenger manifest for the flight.

Ethiopian Airlines is establishing a passenger information center and telephone number will be available shortly for family or friends of those who may have been on flight ET 302/10 March.

Ethiopian Airlines will release further information as soon as it is available. Please refer to the following numbers for more information:

Airport Emergency hotline:

+251-11 5 17 89 45

+251-11 5 17 47 35

For general information:

+251-11 5 17 89 45

+251-11 5 17 89 87

+251-11 5 17 82 31

+251-11 5 17 85 58

Updated information will also be on Ethiopian Airlines website at www.ethiopianairlines.com"https://nari.co.za/profiles/user-images/posts/images/D1SVrqPWkAAry9g.jpg","https://nari.co.za/profiles/user-images/posts/images/sfrdg.png","https://nari.co.za/profiles/user-images/posts/images/D1Swji_W0AAgLG0.png","https://nari.co.za/profiles/user-images/posts/images/D1Sx-JWXgAESieN.jpg",

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