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Hijacking description
Last updated: 27 October 2016
Date:Monday 25 April 1977
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: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Ethiopia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Makale Airport (MQX/HAMK), Ethiopia
Destination airport:Gondar Airport (GDQ/HAGN), Ethiopia
Two hijackers. Hijackers taken down. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants



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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 Makale Airport to Gondar Airport as the crow flies is 249 km (156 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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