The airline confirmed the accident in a statement.
Rabat – An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed today, with 149 passengers and eight crew members onboard.
The Airline shared a statement to confirm that its flight was involved in an accident.
The statement added that search and rescue operations are in progress.
“We have no confirmed information about survivors or any possible casualties.”
The statement added that the company’s staff will head to the spot of the accident “and will do everything possible to assist the emergency services.”
The statement said that the flight took off at 8:38 a.m. local time from Addis Ababa.
The company added that it will release further information as soon as it is available.
“Ethiopian Airlines is establishing a passenger information center and telephone number will be available shortly for family or friends of those who may have been on” the flight.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave his condolences to the families of the victims.