According to reports there are no survivors from the Ethiopian airline boeing 737 which crashed at 8:44 local time.
The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were believed to be on flight ET302 from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi in Kenya.
Belgium, Indonesia, Somalia, Norway, Serbia, Togo, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda and Yemen each had one citizen onboard.
One Nigerian is believed to have been on board the airline, but no official confirmation yet.
The cause of the crash is not yet revealed.