Flight tracking organization reveals what happened on Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed killing all 157 on board

157 people from 33 nationalities confirmed dead

Swedish flight-tracking website flightradar24 reveals what happened on Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed killing all 157 on board

Swedish flight-tracking website flightradar24 has revealed what happened on the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302/10 that crashed killing all 157 on board.

According to the international flight tracking website, the plane Boeing 737 plane “had unstable vertical speed”.

The Swedish-based flight tracking organization wrote on Twitter that “Data from Flightradar24 ADS-B network show that vertical speed was unstable after take off”.

The flight left Bole airport in Addis Ababa at 8.38 am local time lost contact with the control tower at 8.44 am.

Reports indicate that the plane which was heading to Nairobi crashed around Bishoftu area (Debre Zeit).

According to a report by Ethiopia’s State Broadcaster Fana Broadcasting Corporation the airplane had passengers from 33 different nationalities and no one survived the crash.

On board were 149 passengers and 8 crew who have all been confirmed dead.

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