Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed there are no survivors from the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 minutes after the jet took off from Addis Ababa.

Its group chief executive, Tewolde Gebremariam, has attended the accident scene and the carrier says it “regrets to confirm” that all on board were lost in the crash.

Ethiopian has provisionally indicated that 157 occupants – comprising 149 passengers and eight crew – had been travelling on the twinjet.

It was operating flight ET302 to Nairobi when it came down shortly after taking off from the Ethiopian capital.

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