Non hull-loss description
Last updated: 25 November 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 11 March 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-379C
Operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-ACQ
C/n / msn: 19820/709
First flight: 1968
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) (   Germany) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Greece
Destination airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Germany
Narrative:
On the ground, two explosions occurred in the tourist class passenger compartment.

Classification:
Sabotage

Sources:
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA
» Raimund Stehmann


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Distance from Athens-Ellinikon International Airport to Frankfurt International Airport as the crow flies is 1796 km (1123 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.
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