Flugunfall 23 JUN 2021 einer Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules registration unknown - Gijet
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Status:Little or no information is available
Datum:Mittwoch 23 Juni 2021
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:Ethiopian Air Force
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer: 5022
Baujahr: 1988
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Gijet (   Äthiopien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Mekele Airport (MQX/HAMK), Äthiopien
Unfallbericht:
A Lockheed Hercules of the Ethiopian Air Force has been destroyed in an accident near Gijet, Ethiopia. Unconfirmed reports suggest the aircraft was downed by the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF) during the armed conflict known as the Tigray War that started in November 2020 between Ethiopia and the Tigray Region.

The aircraft was a Hercules, formerly operated by Ethiopian Airlines as ET-AJK, was seen in an all white colour scheme at Addis Ababa - Bole International Airport in 2006 without any serial number.



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