4 Indians killed in air crash of Ethiopian Airlines, overall toll 157

The Hush Post | 9:23 pm | One-minute read

An Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed near the town of Bishoftu today which was carrying passengers from more than 30 countries. According to the sources, the flight ET 302 crashed 62 kilometers away from capital Addis Ababa. Out of 157 deceased, 4 passengers were Indian citizens.

The CEO of the airlines confirmed that it was Boeing 737-800 MAX plane. Further he said that it included 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, 9 Ethiopians, 8 Italians, 8 Chinese, 8 Americans, 7 British, 7 French, 6 Egyptians, 5 Dutch, 4 Indians, 4 citizens from Slovakia, 3 Austrians, 3 Swedes, 3 Russians, 2 Moroccans, 2 Spaniards, 2 Poles and 2 Israelis.

However, four of the deceased were using United Nations passports and their nationalities were not immediately clear.

Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed’s tweeted, “The office of PM, on behalf of the government and people of Ethiopia, would like to express its deepest condolences to the families that have lost their loved ones on Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 on scheduled flight to Nairobi, Kenya this morning.”

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