"We are now confirming the details of the passenger manifest for the flight", the airline said.
The aircraft B-737-800max with registration number ET-AVJ took off at 08:38am local time from Addis Ababa Ethiopia, Bole International Airport and lost contact at 08:44am, according to statement by the airline. Cockpit data indicated that the plane's airspeed indicator had malfunctioned on its previous four flights.
The aircraft, a 737 MAX 8, is the same model that crashed into the Java Sea shortly after take-off from Jakarta on Oct 29, killing all 189 people on board the Lion Air flight.
Safety experts cautioned against drawing too many comparisons between the two crashes until more is known.
The plane was a Boeing 737-800 MAX, the airline said.
Kenya lost 32 people, more than any country. GebreMariam said they have not yet determined the cause of the crash.
The crash shattered more than two years of relative calm in Africa, where travel had always been chaotic.
The airline has a good reputation for safety.
Image caption The crash site is around 60km south-east of the Ethiopian capital
Reuters reports Chinese airlines have ninety-six 737 Max 8 jets in service across multiple airlines. Sunburned travelers and tour groups crowd the Addis Ababa airport's waiting areas, along with businessmen from China, Gulf nations and elsewhere.
Boeing said a technical team was ready to provide assistance at the request of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board.
"I have, with sadness, received news about the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines flight which was destined for Nairobi from Addis Ababa".
Under worldwide rules, responsibility for leading the crash investigation lies with Ethiopia but the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will also participate because the plane was designed and built in the United States.
Ethiopian officials declared Monday a day of mourning.
Ethiopian Airlines said it was organising search operations and setting up a passenger information centre.
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Only charred fragments of victims remain, meaning it will take weeks to identify all of them using dental or DNA testing. Many airlines were keeping to schedule by using other jets while economic woes meant some may be grateful for a pause.
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