MOSCOW, March 10. /TASS/. Three Russians that were killed in the Ethiopia plane crash on Sunday morning have been identified, the Russian Embassy in Addis Ababa stated on Twitter.
"Ethiopian Airlines confirmed that there had been three Russians on board its ET302 plane, which crashed today near Addis Abbaba: Ekaterina Polyakova, Alexander Polyakov and Sergei Vyalikov" the embassy informs. "We express our deepest condolences to the families of those killed." The diplomats maintain contact with the victims’ relatives and are ready to support them in this situation, the embassy added.
The Boeing 737 en route from Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa to Kenya’s Nairobi crashed on Sunday morning near Debre Zeit in central Ethiopia. The plane lost contact six minutes after takeoff, the airline said. There were 149 passengers and 8 crew members onboard the plane. There are no survivors in the crash.