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Mutula Kilonzo Junior recounts flying in crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane

Benard Ramoka
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Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Junior at a past event. [Source/Mutula Kilonzo Junior]

Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Junior has joined other leaders and Kenyans in condoling with families and relatives of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that claimed 157 lives on Sunday.

Kilonzo Junior took to his twitter account to send his condolences to the families, friends, and relatives who lost their loved ones in the horror crash.

"My condolences to the families and relatives who lost their loved ones in the tragic Ethiopian Airlines plane crash," he tweeted on Monday.

As the Makueni Senator condoled with the victims' families, he recounted flying in the ill-fated Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane.

"I recently travelled to Dubai on 737 MAX 8. I have been wondering whether this is the same plane that crashed," Kilonzo Junior tweeted.

Families of the victims continue to come to terms with the pain of losing loved ones.

On Sunday, a statement by the Ethiopian Airlines indicated that all the 157 passengers aboard the ill-fated plane died.

The statement revealed that 32 Kenyans died in the crash.

The plane crashed early Sunday on its way from Addis Ababa to Nairobi.

The Kenyan government has since dispatched a team to Ethiopia to gather details on the crash.

The team according to Transport Cabinet Secretary (CS) James Macharia will coordinate the post-plane crash.

On Monday, the China Aviation  Authorities ordered local airlines to ground their Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets.

President Uhuru Kenyatta led Kenyans in condoling with the families of the crash victims.

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