Four Slovaks confirmed dead in Ethiopia crash
Slovak Foreign Affairs Ministry confirmed on Sunday that four Slovaks are among the victims of Ethiopian Airlines crashed plane near Addis Ababa, Trend reports citing Xinhua.
"According to official information, four citizens of the Slovak Republic were killed by airplane accident in Ethiopia. Representatives of our diplomatic missions in Ethiopia and Kenya as well as our diplomatic service in Bratislava are approaching this tragedy with full deployment and in line with consular practice," stated the ministry.
An Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa on Sunday morning. Airline representatives confirmed the death of all 157 people on board.
The 157 people aboard ET 302 en route to Nairobi, Kenya, included nationals from over 30 countries, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group Tewolde Gebremariam told a press conference.
The cause of the crash of the new Boeing 737-800 MAX plane was not immediately known.