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ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT TO NAIROBI CRASHES WITH 157 PEOPLE ON BOARD



An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the airline said.

Flight ET 302 crashed near the town of Bishoftu, 62 kilometres southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, the airline said, confirming the plane was a Boeing 737-800 MAX, registration number ET-AVJ.



The flight left Bole airport in Addis Ababa at 8.38 am local time, before losing contact with the control tower just a few minutes later at 8.44 am.

The prime ministerís office sent condolences via Twitter to the families of those lost in the crash, without offering further details.

Source: lailasnews.com


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