The Management of
the Ethiopian Airline has confirmed that two Nigerians are among the 157
passengers and eight crew that died in the Ethiopian Airlines 320 that crashed
A Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 crashed six minutes after an early-morning takeoff from Addis Ababa yesterday, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew on board.
world leaders have expressed condolences to the bereaved families.
People with the UN passport ,and passports from 32 countries were on board in the plane that crashed into a field just 60 kilometres (37 miles) Southeast of Addis Ababa, the carrier’s CEO Tewolde GebreMariam said it is a very sad and tragic day.
The aircraft was en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi with 149 passengers and eight crew on board. An official of the airline who preferred anonymity said that Amb. Abiodun Bashua and Prof. Pius Adesanmi were two Nigerians that have their identity confirmed in the crash.