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.
|Date:||Tuesday 18 March 1980|
|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:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD) (Ethiopia)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopia|
|Destination airport:||Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopia|
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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.