Family of six from Toronto area killed in plane crash

More tragic news following a deadly plane crash in Ethiopia.

A school board in Brampton says a family of six died in crash on Sunday.

A letter to members of the Centennial Sr. Public School says Anushka Dixit, her sister, her parents and grandparents were among the 18 Canadians killed in the crash.

The plane went down moments after takeoff from Addis Ababa's airport, killing all 157 passengers and crew on board.

Members of the Peel District School Board's Critical Incident Response Team will be at the school on the first day back from March break to support students and staff.