Accident description
Last updated: 6 March 2015
Date:Sunday 22 August 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-AHP
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1943
Total airframe hrs:24088
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Makale Airport (MQX) (   Ethiopia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Makale Airport (MQX/HAMK), Ethiopia
Destination airport:?
Crashed on take-off due to a flat tyre.
Soms sources say ET-AHP was msn 12210 but this seems incorrect as this airframe supposedly crashed May 2, 1959 as OE-FDA. Candidate is msn 12381.

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