Ethiopian Airlines passenger plane crashes just six minutes after leaving the airport.
An Ethiopian airlines passenger plane, Boeing 737 with 149 passengers & 8 crew members from Addis Ababa to Nairobi has crashed after losing contacts six minutes after leaving Bole International Airport in Ethiopian city Addis Ababa.
“At this time search and rescue operations are in progress and we have no confirmed information about survivors or any possible casualties,” the airline said.
Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office has sent condolences to the families of those who have lost their loved ones in this accident.
According to flight radar, the flight was expected at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 10:25 this morning.
Search and rescue operations are underway.