An Ethiopian Airline plane lost contact six minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa. The plane crashed with 157 people on board from more than 30 countries. There were no survivors.
“A twin-engine Piper aircraft went down in Lake Okeechobee while on approach to Pahokee Airport at approximately 3:30 p.m. today,” the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. “The flight departed from Tampa International Airport. The FAA is investigating. However, the National Transportation Safety Board will be in charge of the investigation and will release updates.”
5 people were dead at the scene.