Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 14 September 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-ABI
C/n / msn: 12000
First flight: 1943
Total airframe hrs:24409
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gore Airport (GOR) (   Ethiopia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Gore Airport (GOR/HAGR), Ethiopia
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» Bringing Africa thogether / Ethiopian Airlines, 1988


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Douglas DC-3

  • 2419th loss
  • ca 13.000 built
  • 211th worst accident (at the time)
  • 265th worst accident (currently)
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