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Last updated: 13 November 2018
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Date:Monday 11 August 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Khartoum (   Sudan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bahar Dar Airport (BJR/HABD), Ethiopia
Destination airport:Addis Ababa-Haile Selassie I International Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopia
Narrative:
The aircraft was hijacked by six students who demanded to be flown to Khartoum. They wanted to ask political asylum in Sudan.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» Het vr?e volk (13 August 1969)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bahar Dar Airport to Addis Ababa-Haile Selassie I International Airport as the crow flies is 332 km (208 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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