Accident
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Status:
Datum:Samstag 19 November 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-360C
Fluggesellschaft:Ethiopian Airlines
Kennzeichen: ET-ACD
Werknummer: 19736/696
Baujahr: 1968
Betriebsstunden:26612
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:0,5 km (0.3 Meilen) W of Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) (   Italien) show on map
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), Italien
Flug nach:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Unfallbericht:
A Boeing 707-360C cargo plane was damaged beyond repair in a takeoff accident at Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO), Italy. All five on board were killed.
The airplane barely gained height after takeoff from runway 25. It contacted treetops at a height of 7-8 m and struck the ground 280 m further on.
Unconfirmed reports indicate that the airplane carried a load of 19.000 kgs instead of 19.000 lbs which was used for take-off calculations.


Informationsquelle:
» Bringing Africa thogether / Ethiopian Airlines, 1988
» The Palm Beach Post - Nov 19, 1977


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photo of Boeing 707-360C ET-ACD
ET-ACD pictured here during a brief 6-month lease to Iran Air
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Map
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 Roma-Fiumicino Airport to Asmara International Airport as the crow flies is 3873 km (2421 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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