Emergency centres set up at JKIA after Ethiopian plane crash
- All 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard plane have died.
- Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia says government waiting for plane manifest.
Two emergency centres have been set up at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for friends and relatives of passengers aboard crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane.
Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia on Sunday said the government is waiting for the manifest of the crashed plane.
Families of the passengers in the crashed ET302 plane have been directed to the two centres at Terminal 1D and Four Points By Sheraton Hotel which is within the airport.
Mr Macharia said the centres have been set up to offer privacy and information to relatives of plane crash victims as the government waits for the plane’s manifest from the Ethiopian carrier.
Relatives of passengers in the ill-fated plane have been asked to contact the emergency response team on 0733666066.
Kenya Airport Authority Managing Director Jonny Anderson said families who were at the airport have been transferred to the emergency response centres.
All 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard the plane which was travelling from Addis Ababa to Nairobi have died.