Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes, killing 157

There were no survivors from an Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi that crashed with 157 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the state broadcaster said on Sunday. “There are no survivors on board the flight, which carried passengers from 33 countries,” said state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation, quoting an unidentified source at the airline.

The Ethiopian plane was carrying passengers from more than 30 countries, the airline’s CEO told journalists.He said they included 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, nine Ethiopians, eight Italians, eight Chinese citizens, eight Americans, seven British citizens, seven French citizens, six Egyptians, five Dutch citizens, four Indians, four people from Slovakia, three Austrians, three Swedes, three Russians, two Moroccans, two Spaniards, two Poles and two Israelis.Belgium, Indonesia, Somalia, Norway, Serbia, Togo, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda and Yemen each had one citizen onboard. Four of those onboard were listed as using United Nations passports and their nationalities were not immediately clear.

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