Ethiopian Airlines operated Flight ET302 that crashed shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa this morning, killing everyone on board. 

Accident Bulletin no. 2
Issued on march 10, 2019 at 01:46 PM pic.twitter.com/KFKX6h2mxJ

— Ethiopian Airlines (@flyethiopian) March 10, 2019

The pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines reported an unspecified problem with the plane shortly after taking off this morning and asked to return to the Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport. Just 6 minutes after departure the contact was unfortunately lost and the plane plunged to the ground.

According to the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, there were 149 passengers of 35 nationalities and 8 crew members on board the aircraft with flight number ET 302. Among them were 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, 7 British, 8 Italians, 7 French, 3 Swedes, and two Spaniards. There are also victims from Russia, Austria, China, Indonesia, Mozambique, India, Israel, and Morocco.

Egziabiher nefsachew yimarachew – May the lord be with them