157 Feared Dead As Ethiopian Airlines Jet Crashes En Route To Kenya

157 Feared Dead As Ethiopian Airlines Jet Crashes En Route To Kenya

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 heading to the Kenyan capital Nairobi has crashed near Addis Ababa, the airline said on Sunday morning.

The plane, a Boeing 737-800MAX with flight number ET 302, lost contact soon after taking off at 08:38 am local time from Bole International Airport.

The aircraft went down around around Bishoftu, Addis Ababa. The airline believes there were 149 passengers and eight crew members on board.

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