It was reported on Sunday, March 10, 2019, that Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed en route to Kenya from Addis Ababa. Flight ET302 went down near Bishoftu town 6 minutes later after departure. The crash resulted in the death of all 149 passengers from 35 nationalities and 8 Ethiopian Airlines crew members. The passengers included 32 Kenyan citizens, 18 people from Canada, nine from Ethiopia, nine from the UK, eight from each of Italy, China and the US, and seven from France. It was reported that many of the passengers were going to Nairobi, Kenya to participate in the UN environment assembly. The world joined Ethiopians in mourning the accident. The Ethiopian government declared national mourning day on March 11, 2019. Ethiopians also offered their condolences to the families and relatives of the victims of the unfortunate accident. According to witness near the crash site, the plane already had caught fire before crashing into the fields. Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will work with aviation experts and Boeing to uncover the reason behind the crash. Investigators and Red Cross volunteers arrived on the scene of flight ET302 crash to search for bodies of the victims.