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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 10 April 1969
Zeit:17:30 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Betrieben durch:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Gemietet von :Ethiopian Airlines
Kennzeichen: ET-AAQ
Werknummer: 20174
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) S of Suez (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Flug nach:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was reportedly shot down after flying into a prohibited area. The pilot had reported that he could not receive the Cairo NDB and that the aircraft did not have a VOR receiver.

Informationsquelle:
» Bringing Africa thogether / Ethiopian Airlines, 1988


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Distance from Asmara International Airport to Cairo International Airport as the crow flies is 1808 km (1130 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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