Foreign Ministry: No Jordanians among victims of Ethiopian plane crash

Jordan

Published: 2019-03-10 16:07

Last Updated: 2019-03-10 19:27


Foreign Ministry: No Jordanians among victims of Ethiopian plane crash
Foreign Ministry: No Jordanians among victims of Ethiopian plane crash
Roya News Source

The Ministry of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs affirmed that there were no Jordanians among victims of the Ethiopian plane crash.

Spokesperson of the ministry, Sufian Qudah, said that the Jordanian embassy in Addis Ababa contacted Ethiopian authorities, which confirmed that there were no Jordanians among passengers of the Boeing 737 jet that crashed early Sunday, killing all 157 people on board.

Qudah offered Jordan deepest condolences for the Ethiopian government and families of the victims.

The plane crashed six minutes after departing Addis Ababa on its way to Kenya's capital, Nairobi.

Passengers included 33 nationalities, including 32 Kenyans, 17 Ethiopians, 8 Britons, and 8 Chinese.