Accident description
Last updated: 23 September 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 13 October 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-AAZ
C/n / msn: 45533/1006
First flight: 1958
Total airframe hrs:31473
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Asmara International Airport (ASM) (   Eritrea) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Right hand main gear sheared on takeoff. Damaged beyond repair.

Sources:
» Bringing Africa thogether / Ethiopian Airlines, 1988


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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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