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Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes, killing 157

by VTV411 March 2019 Last updated at 17:43 PM

VTV.vn - Families and loved ones began to confirm information of the victims in Nairobi, Kenya from a plane that had been bound for the Kenyan capital crashed and killed all 157 people aboard.

The victims include 32 Kenyan, 18 Canadian, 9 Ethiopian, 8 each from China, Italy and the United States, 7 each from Britain and France, 6 from Egypt, and 5 from the Netherlands, the airline said earlier.


Parts of the plane wreckage at Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday, March 11, 2019, where Ethiopia Airlines Flight 302 crashed Sunday. Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a deadly crash Sunday involving a new aircraft model touted for its environmentally friendly engine that is used by many airlines worldwide. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)

Parts of the plane wreckage at Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday, March 11, 2019, where Ethiopia Airlines Flight 302 crashed Sunday. Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a deadly crash Sunday involving a new aircraft model touted for its environmentally friendly engine that is used by many airlines worldwide. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)

Its CEO told journalists that the First Officer of the plane had more than 200 flight hours. In a statement, Boeing said it was "deeply saddened" to hear of the crash / and that a technical team was ready to provide further assistance.

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