Updated: Two Nigerians confirmed among 157 perished Ethiopian Airlines passengers, crew

Two Nigerians, popular columnist and Canadian based Professor Pius Adesanmi and Amb. Abiodun Bashua have been confirmed among the passengers of the ill fated Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. Amb. Bashua was the former United Nations (UN) and African Union (AU) Deputy Joint Special Representative in Darfur, Sudan. The scheduled service from Addis Ababa to Nairobi was involved in an accident today, March 10 around Zeit. The aircraft B737 8 MAX with registration number ET Bishoftu (Debre AVJ took off at 08 :38 am local time from Addis Ababa, Bole International…

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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Nigerian among 157 perished passengers, crew

A Nigerian with United Nations International passport has been identified among the 157 passengers and crew that perished in the Ethiopian Airline crash earlier today. Meanwhile, Ethiopian Airlines group chief executive officer, Tewolde Gebremariam who was at the accident scene of the accident confirmed that there was no survivors in the airline crash. He expressed his profound sympathy and condolences to the families and loved ones of passengers and crew who lost their lives in this tragic accident. He said Ethiopian Airlines will release further information as soon as it…

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Ethiopian B737-800 MAX from Addis to Nairobi with 149 passengers, 8 crew crashes

The management of Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed that one of its aircraft with flight number ET 302 in a scheduled service from Addis Ababa to Nairobi was involved in an accident today, March 10 around Zeit. A statement by the management of the airline stated that “Ethiopian Airlines regrets to confirm that its flight ET 302/10 March in schedule service from Addis Ababa to Nairobi was involved in an accident today around Zeit”. “The aircraft B737800MAX with registration number ET Bishoftu (Debre AVJ took off at 08 :38 am local…

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