Narrative:Crashed when attempting to return after takeoff.
|Date:||Tuesday 13 January 1987|
|Operator:||Ethiopian Air Force|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 54 / Occupants: 54 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Asmara International Airport (ASM) (Eritrea)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea|
|Destination airport:||Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopia|
» Aviation Letter 243
» Ottawa Citizen - Jan 14, 1987
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Asmara International Airport to Addis Ababa-Bole Airport as the crow flies is 698 km (436 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.