Kenya Transport CS James Macharia has revealed that there were at least 32 nationalities onboard the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines aircraft that crashed this morning.
32 passengers were Kenyan
4 On a UN passport
Earlier today, British Broadcasting Corporation while quoting the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation confirmed that all 157 members on board are dead.
Friends and family of those affected have been asked to visit the information desk set up at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for all enquiries.
Top government officials including President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have sent their messages of condolences.
My deeply felt condolences to the people of Ethiopia following the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines plane. My prayers are with the families and relatives of victims.
— Raila Odinga (@RailaOdinga) March 10, 2019
We shall constantly be giving updates on this matter as soon as more information is provided regarding the 32 Kenyan nationals who have tragically lost their lives today.