19 Officials of United Nation died: Together with 157 passengers from Crashed Ethiopian Airlines.

A total of 157 passenger died six minutes after Ethiopian Airlines took off from Bole International Airport. The aircraft crashed on the town of Bishoftu lying on the south east of Ababa.

Among the 157 passenger, 19 are UN (United Nations) officials traveling to Naorobi for a Summit (Environmental Summit).

The fourth UN Environment Assembly runs from 11-15 March 2019 under the theme Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production.

A total of 8 crews from the Ethiopian airline died together with 157 passengers.

The Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max 8 Lion Air Plane was the same model of the airplane from Jakarta Indonesia who crashed last October 2018 and killed a total of 189 passengers.

Authorities are now investigating if there are correlation between the manufactured aircraft to the incidents reported. 8 crew members also died together with 149 passengers

Approximate number of passengers killed per nationality

  • Kenyans 32
  • Canadians 18
  • Ethiopian 9
  • Italian 8
  • Chinese 8
  • Americans 8
  • France 7
  • UK 7
  • Egyptian 6
  • Germans 5
  • Indians 4
  • Slovaks 4
  • Austrian 3
  • Russian 3
  • Sweden 3
  • Spain 2
  • Israel 2
  • Morocco 2
  • Polish 2
  • Belgium 2
  • Djibouti 1
  • Indonesian 1
  • Ireland 1
  • Mozambique 1
  • Norwegian 1
  • Rwanda 1
  • Saudi 1
  • Sudan 1
  • Somalia 1
  • Togo 1
  • Uganda 1
  • Yemeni 1
  • Nepal 1
  • Nigeria 1
  • UNpassport 1

The Lucky One

Ahmed Khalid had a stroke of luck when his connecting flight to Ababa Bole International Airport got delayed. He traveled from Dubai to Bole Airport and is supposed to board the flight Ethiopian ET 302 to Nairobi.

Ahmed Kahlid (L) and Khalid Bzambur (R) his father received him on the Nairobi airport after boarding a different flight.

The Airline posted condolence message to the family of the passengers who dies in the accident.

As quoted from the official twitter of Ethiopian Airlines @flyethiopian

Accident Bulletin no. 5 Issued on March 10,2019 at 7:08 AM Local Time

Accident Bulletin no. 5

Following the tragic accident of ET302/10 March B-737-8 MAX (ET-AVJ), Ethiopian Airlines has decided to ground all B-737-MAX fleet effective yesterday March 10,2019 until further notice.

Although we don’t yet know the cause of the accident, we had to decide to ground the particular fleet as extra safety precaution.

Ethiopian Airlines will release further information as son as it is available, through the airline’s website and social media pages.

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