This morning, the office of the Ethiopian Prime Minister has announced that an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 on a regular scheduled flight to Nairobi has crashed and an unknown number of people have lost their lives.
The Office of the PM, on behalf of the Government and people of Ethiopia, would like to express it’s 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.
— Office of the Prime Minister – Ethiopia (@PMEthiopia) March 10, 2019
Latest details have now revealed that the Ethiopian Airlines flight #ET302 dropped from the radar 6 minutes after departure from Addis Ababa.
The jet is a brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 and was delivered to the airline just four months ago.
It had had 149 passengers and 8 crew members on board many of who are feared dead.
According to Alex Macheras, a reliable, top aviation analyst, the Airline has confirmed that indeed the plane crashed.
Confirmed: Ethiopian Airlines says the #737MAX flight to Nairobi with 149 passengers and eight crew members onboard has crashed
— Alex Macheras (@AlexInAir) March 10, 2019
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