Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes on way to Nairobi with 149 passengers on board
JC News|March. 10, 2019
An Ethiopian Airlines flight has crashed on its way to Nairobi with deaths being reported, the Ethiopian prime minister's office said.
The office issued a statement Sunday morning saying the Boeing 737 was on a regularly scheduled flight when it crashed.
A spokesman for the airline confirmed the plane crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members on board.
The flight was heading from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.
The state-owned Ethiopian Airlines calls itself Africa's largest carrier and has ambitions of becoming the gateway to the continent.