(Eagle News)—The Department of Foreign Affairs is checking if Filipinos were among the 157 killed when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed while enroute to Kenya on Sunday, March 10.
In a statement, the DFA said it has directed the Philippine embassies in Cairo and Nairobi to coordinate with concerned authorities in Addis Ababa and Nairobi for this.
Of the dead, eight were crew members of the Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302.
There were 33 nationalities on board the Boeing 737 Max-8.
“The Philippines expresses its condolences to Ethiopia…,” the DFA said.
“The loved ones of those who perished in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 are in our thoughts and prayers,” the DFA added.