Accident description
Last updated: 22 July 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 11 January 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-AGW
C/n / msn: 12981
First flight: 1944
Total airframe hrs:43024
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bahar Dar Airport (BJR) (   Ethiopia) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bahar Dar Airport (BJR/HABD), Ethiopia
Narrative:
Port undercarriage collapsed on landing. Damaged beyond repair.

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 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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