An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet has crashed on a flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi.
The flight had 149 passengers and eight crew members on board, Reuters news agency reports.
The Ethiopian Prime minister’s office has confirmed news of the plane crash.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tweeted his “deepest condolences to the families of those that have lost their loved ones.”
However, details of casualties remain scanty.