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Last updated: 21 September 2018
Date:Sunday 19 June 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-347C
Operator:Mahfooz Aviation
Registration: C5-MBM
C/n / msn: 19966/743
First flight: 1968
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK2)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD) (   Ethiopia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Douala Airport (DLA/FKKD), Cameroon
Destination airport:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopia
The aircraft suffered an accident on landing.


» Ethiopian News Agency


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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 Douala Airport to Addis Ababa-Bole Airport as the crow flies is 3242 km (2026 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.
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