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Last Updated : Mar 10, 2019 04:22 PM IST | Source: PTI

Ethiopian Airlines says flight has crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members; no survivors

Flight ET 302 crashed near the town of Bishoftu, 62 kilometres southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, the airline said.

Representative image of an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft
Representative image of an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft

There were no survivors from an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the state broadcaster said on March 10.

Flight ET 302 crashed near the town of Bishoftu, 62 kilometres southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, the airline said, confirming the plane was a Boeing 737-800 MAX.

"It is confirmed it happened 8.44 (am)," said the spokesman who did not give his name.

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The prime minister's office sent condolences via Twitter to the families of those lost in the crash.

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First Published on Mar 10, 2019 02:20 pm
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