Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes with 157 aboard
Almaty. March 11. KazTAG - A passenger plane with over 150 people aboard crashed in Ethiopia, reports Euronews.
A statement from the airline on Sunday morning said the Boeing 737 was on a regularly scheduled flight when it crashed just south of the country's capital shortly after taking off.
The airline statement said "search and rescue operations are in progress and we have no confirmed information about survivors or any possible casualties."
The Ethiopian prime minister's office in a separate, earlier statement offered condolences to families.
Sunday's flight left Bole airport in Addis Ababa at 8:38 a.m. (0538 GMT), before losing contact with the control tower just a few minutes later at 8:44 a.m.
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