Ethiopian Airlines: CEO announces nationalities of plane crash victims

Seven British, seven French, eight Italian, 18 Canadian nationals were among the 157 victims of an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday.

Also 32 Kenyan, nine Ethiopian, eight U.S. and eight Chinese nationals were also among the dead, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told journalists, NAN reports.

The nationalities of the other passengers remained unknown.

The airline had earlier announced that there were no survivors on its flight ET302 which crashed on Sunday en route Nairobi from Addis Ababa.

The airline said the 149 passengers and eight crew members on board the B-737-800MAX with registration number ET- AVJ, all died in the crash.

“None of the people on board the Boeing 737 that crashed en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi survived,” the airline said.

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