Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 10 abril 1969
Hora:17:30 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operado por:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Alquilado a :Ethiopian Airlines
Registración: ET-AAQ
Numéro de série: 20174
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) S of Suez (   Egipto)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egipto
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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