A global tragedy.
Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 passengers which crashed on March 10, 2019 near Addis Ababa, killing all 157 passengers and crew, included:
32 people from Kenya, 18 from Canada, 9 each from Ethiopia and Britain, 8 each of Italy, China and the United States, 7 from France, 6 from Egypt, 5 from Germany, 4 each of India, Slovakia and Sweden, 3 each from Austria and Russia, 2 each from Israel, Morocco, Poland, Spain, 1 each from Belgium, Djibouti, Indonesia Ireland, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Norway, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Yemen.
Ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva on Friday, to remember and honour the staff who died. 22 people affiliated with the United Nations were lost. Let us keep ‘their spirit of service alive’ (António Guterres, Secretary-General of the UN leads tributes). Many of the passengers were en route to the UN environment assembly in the Kenyan capital.
As more information come to light as to the cause of this plane crash, the hurt multiplies for the grieving families of those 157 people who died. What will be revealed will magnify the pain felt around the world.
Our condolences to their loved ones.
Love and light.