While quoting an unidentified source at the airline, Ethiopia’s state broadcaster [Ethiopian Broadcasting Cooperation] has confirmed that there are no survivors from the Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed with 157 people aboard.
The broadcaster has also reported that the 157 (149 passengers and 8 crew members) are of 33 different nationalities.
The crash happened earlier this morning and the news was broken through the official Twitter handle of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
The airline later released an official statement regarding the crash.
Friends and family of those affected by the crash can contact the numbers below as provided by the airline.
Below are phone numbers for information
Airport emergency hotline
011 5 17 87 33
0115 17 47 35
For all information necessary
011 5 17 89 45
011 5 17 89 87
011 5 17 82 31
011 5 17 85 58
— Ethiopian Airlines (@flyethiopian) March 10, 2019
An information desk has also been set up at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
The entire CNYAKUNDI.COM team sends sincere condolences to those affected by the terrible incident and promise to continue giving our readers updates as they stream in.
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