Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 18 April 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 19 February 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-AFW
C/n / msn: 16681/33429
First flight: 1945
Total airframe hrs:10566
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Barentu (   Eritrea) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed after bomb explosion.

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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