Descripción:An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 aircraft, on a domestic flight from Bahar Dar to Addis Ababa with 115 passengers and eight crew members, was hijacked by two Ethiopian students. The hijackers ordered the pilot to refuel in Djibouti in order to fly to Sanaa, Yemen. But authorities in Djibouti refused to refuel the aircraft when it landed. After four hours of negotiation, the hijackers surrendered to authorities. The hijackers, who were not in possession of a real weapon, stated they had hijacked the aircraft in order to seek employment in Europe. No injuries were reported.
|Fecha:||miércoles 9 febrero 1994|
|Numéro de série:|| 23915/1583|
|Año de Construcción:|| 1988-07-07 (5 years 7 months)|
|Motores:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A|
|Tripulación:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8|
|Pasajeros:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 115|
|Total:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 123 |
|Daños en la Aeronave:|| Ninguno|
|Ubicación:||Djibouti Airport (JIB) ( Yibouti)
|Fase:|| En ruta (ENR)|
|Naturaleza:||Vuelo Doméstico Programado|
|Aeropuerto de Salida:||Bahar Dar Airport (BJR/HABD), Etiopía|
|Aeropuerto de Llegada:||Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Etiopía|
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 Bahar Dar Airport to Addis Ababa-Bole Airport as the crow flies is 332 km (208 miles).
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.