Accident description
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 23 July 2007
Time:ca 13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:Djibouti Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Shinile (   Ethiopia) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Dire Dawa-Aba Tenna D Yilma Airport (DIR/HADR), Ethiopia
Destination airport:Djibouti-Ambouli Airport (JIB/HDAM), Djibouti
Narrative:
The Antonov was loaded with a shipment of about 6 tons of qat. Shortly after takeoff from Dire Dawa, at an altitude of 3500 feet, one engine failed. The An-26 crashed while the pilot attempted an emergency landing.

Sources:
» Accident d'un avion de Djibouti Airlines (RTD 23-7-2007)
» Le PDG de Djibouti Airlines promet des indemnisations aux victimes du crash (24-7-2007)


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Distance from Dire Dawa-Aba Tenna D Yilma Airport to Djibouti-Ambouli Airport as the crow flies is 258 km (161 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.
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