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Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Date:Monday 7 August 1989
Time:12:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operator:RRC Air Services
Registration: ET-AIL
C/n / msn: 699
First flight: 1980
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gambella (   Ethiopia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopia
Destination airport:Funyido refugee camp, Ethiopia
Narrative:
The aircraft took off from Addis Ababa for a 1:53 flight to the Funyido refugee camp. The aircraft didn't arrive at the destination. The wreckage was found one week later on a mountain side.

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/94 (#242)


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photo of de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 G-OJEA
G-OJEA was sold to RRC Air Services as ET-AIL, February 1985
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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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DHC-6 Twin Otter

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