The world continues to mourn the death of 157 people who died aboard Ethiopian Airlines ET 302.
The ill-fated flight was enroute to Nairobi. The flight dropped from the radar, 6 mins after departure.
The brand new Boeing 737-800 max was delivered 4 months ago. Those on board were from 35 nationalities.
Among those on board were 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians.
Some of the Kenyans who were on the flight include: Two Kenyatta University lecturers, Tamarind CEO, Catholic nun, former assistant Pulse magazine editor Tony Ngare, KAA GM security services George Kabugi, GM Human Resources Development Juliet Otieno, Football administrator Hussein Swaleh.
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Here are message s of condolences shared on Twitter from across the globe:
Sauti Sol: Our heartfelt condolence to the families, friends, relatives and colleagues of our countrymen and women as well as other nationalities who were aboard the ill-fated #ET302 plane. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. 💔
Mamoun Hussein: My deepest condolences and warmest thoughts are with all the families and friends of those affected by the devastating crash of the Ethiopian Airlines #ET302
Amina Mohammed: Our deepest condolences to all those impacted by the shocking & sad #ET302 tragedy. Devastating loss! 🕊 The spirit of #Africa will keep on soaring.
Aster Seyoum An utterly heartbreaking day. May the lives we lost today find eternal peace and may the families and friends find comfort. Deepest condolences. #ET302
Raila Odinga: To fellow Kenyans who have lost loved ones in the horrible #ET302 crash, may God grant you the strength to bear and cope with the loss. We share your pain and are with you in prayers.
Charles Onyango: In the tragedy of Ethiopian Airlines #ET302 flight (RIP), there was something else: that the 1st news of the crash was a tweet by PM #Abiy Ahmed, and it was the most quoted source for hours. Those of us who track these things, didn’t miss the significance of that moment.
Liz Nzioka: I’m heartbroken… You will forever be in my heart Dr. Grace Kariuki.. your beautiful smile will not fade from my memory.. Dance with the angels #EthiopianAirlines #ET302
Jose Graziano da Silva: My heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the bereaved families of the #EthiopianAirlines #ET302 plane crash. Among the victims are @UN staff members including one from @FAO. We are working to get in touch with family members and assist them in this time of tremendous pain
Nono Nkele: Dr. Pius Adesanmi was a Nigerian-born Canadian professor, writer and literary critic, satirist, and columnist. He was the author of Naija No Dey Carry Last, a collection of satirical essays….unfortunately, He passed on this morning on #EthiopianAirlines flight #302🙏🏿🙏🏿 RIP
Yasin Osman: Praying for the families of those who lost someone today. May Allah have mercy on all those who passed. #EthiopianAirlines
Suzanna Owiyo: My heartfelt condolences to families & friends who lost their loved ones in the tragic #EthiopianAirlines crash. May God grant you comfort. Sad indeed