One Ugandan was aboard Ethiopian Airlines that crashed; Museveni sends condolence message to the victims

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An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi that crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard “had unstable vertical speed”, Swedish based flight-tracking website flightradar24 said.

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“Data from Flightradar24 ADS-B network show that vertical speed was unstable after takeoff,” flightradar24 Tweeted on Sunday afternoon.

The Victims
Ethiopian Airlines spokesman say among the dead are: 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, 9 Ethiopians, 8 Italians, 8 Chinese, 8 Americans, 7 British, 7 French, 6 Egyptians, 5 Dutch, 4 Indian, 4 Slovakian, 3 Austrians, 3 Swedes, 3 Russians, 2 Moroccans, 2 Spaniard, 2 Poles, 2 Israelis, and one Ugandan

In a tweet on Sunday afternoon, president said he was saddened by incident.
‘ ‘I have, with sadness, received news about the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines flight which was destined for Nairobi from Addis Ababa. On Uganda’s behalf, I send heartfelt prayers and condolences to all those affected by this tragedy.’’ The head of state tweeted.

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