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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:Samstag 13 September 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Fluggesellschaft:Ethiopian Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 39
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Aden International Airport (ADE) (   Yemen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Addis Ababa-Haile Selassie I International Airport (ADD/HAAB), Äthiopien
Flug nach:Djibouti-Ambouli Airport (JIB/HDAM), Dschibuti
Unfallbericht:
The DC-6 was hijacked by three Eritreans, forcing the crew to fly to Aden, Yemen. En route an Ethiopian security official shot and wounded one of the hijackers. In Aden the three were arrested by Yemen police. The three reportedly belonged to the Eritrean Liberation Front.

Informationsquelle:
» The Age - Sep 15, 1969


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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 Addis Ababa-Haile Selassie I International Airport to Djibouti-Ambouli Airport as the crow flies is 553 km (346 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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