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Ethiopian Airlines crashed in Ethiopia. Onboard were 157 people

The cause of the incident is still in question.

The path of the aircraft according to Flightradar24 @ Magdashi3

In Ethiopia, Boeing 737 crashed by Ethiopian Airlines, Reuters and the BBC reported, citing a carrier representative.

On board the aircraft were 149 passengers and eight crew members. At the moment, their fate is unknown. The plane was heading from the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya.

“It happened at 8:44 am,” the airline representative said in a conversation with Reuters. The exact crash site is not yet known, but the plane lost contact with the dispatcher six minutes after takeoff, Mirror noted .

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abi Ahmed Ali expressed his condolences in connection with the incident.

“The Cabinet of the Prime Minister, on behalf of the government and the people of Ethiopia, would like to express my deepest condolences to the families who lost loved ones in the incident on Ethiopian Airlines flight this morning”

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