Narrative:The DC-3 banked to the left on takeoff and swerved off the runway. The aircraft was on a testflight following overhaul and it appeared that the aileron cables were cross-connected.
|Date:||30 NOV 1963|
|Operator:||Ethiopian Air Lines|
|C/n / msn:|| 13483|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Total airframe hrs:||18245|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Addis Ababa Airport (Ethiopia)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Addis Ababa-Lideta Airport (HAAL), Ethiopia|
|Destination airport:||Addis Ababa-Lideta Airport (HAAL), Ethiopia|
» Bringing Africa thogether / Ethiopian Airlines, 1988
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Distance from Addis Ababa-Lideta Airport to Addis Ababa-Lideta Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.