Narrative:While on finals, the C-47A struck stones marking the runway 11 threshold. During the landing roll the right hand gear collapsed. The aircraft was repaired and was damaged beyond repair in an accident five months later.
|Date:||Friday 20 April 1979|
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
|C/n / msn:|| 13026|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||Oborso ( Ethiopia)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Oborso, Ethiopia|
» Bringing Africa thogether / Ethiopian Airlines, 1988
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.