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Accident description
Last updated: 23 March 2018
Date:Friday 2 October 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749A-79 Constellation
Operator:Interocean Airways
Registration: LX-IOK
C/n / msn: 2562
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD) (   Ethiopia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW), Ireland
Destination airport:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopia
Veered off runway on landing.

Runway excursion


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Distance from Dublin Airport to Addis Ababa-Bole Airport as the crow flies is 6319 km (3949 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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