An Ethiopian Airlines plane flying from Addis Ababa to Kenya crashed in Ethiopia. This is reported by Reuters.
149 passengers and 8 crew members were on board of the Boeing 737-800 MAX. The crash occurred today at 8:44 am local time.
The airline representatives said that the flight ET 302 crashed near the city of Bishoftu, 62 kilometers south-east of Addis Ababa.
The Ethiopian broadcasting company, citing a source in the airlines, said that no one survived as a result of the plane crash.
“There are no survivors aboard the plane that was carrying passengers from 33 countries,” the message says.
This is the second recent crash of the latest version of Boeing’s workhorse narrowbody jet that first entered service in 2017.