An Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed near Addis Ababa early Sunday. Photos showed devastated families waiting for relatives in Nairobi.
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — Anxious and panicked families in Ethiopia and Kenya rushed to airports Sunday and broke down into tears upon learning they’d never see a loved one again. An Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa, killing about 157 people on board. There were no survivors.
The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately known, but flight trackers showed the plane’s vertical speed was unstable after takeoff. Visibility was clear at the time. (Read more)