Accident description
Last updated: 19 April 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 18 March 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL
Operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-AGM
C/n / msn: 20874
First flight: 1944
Total airframe hrs:26021
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD) (   Ethiopia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopia
Destination airport:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopia
Narrative:
On base turn to runway 07, with one propeller feathered, the aircraft descended fast. Attempts to relit the engine failed, and the DC-3 struck the roof of a house and crashed in the compound of another house.

Sources:
» Bringing Africa thogether / Ethiopian Airlines, 1988


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Distance from Addis Ababa-Bole Airport to Addis Ababa-Bole Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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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