2 Israelis Feared Killed Onboard Downed Ethiopian Airlines Flight

10 March, 2019   |   2 months ago

An Ethiopian Airlines flight on Sunday crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa on its way to Nairobi, Kenya.

All 157 people on board, 149 passengers and eight crew members, are feared to have died in the crash.

Israel fears that at least two of its citizens were onboard.

The foreign ministry stated that the Israeli consulates in Addis Abba and Nairobi were checking whether Israelis were on the flight and that a situation room was opened in Jerusalem.