An Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet, a Boeing 737, with 149 passengers and eight crew members, has crashed on a flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi.
There are no survivors. The cause of the crash is yet to be ascertained.
A spokesman said the crash happened at 08.44 local time on Sunday, shortly after take-off from the Ethiopian capital.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tweeted his “deepest condolences to the families of those that have lost their loved ones”.