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Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 25 Oktober 1978
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Ethiopian Airlines
Kennzeichen: ET-AGQ
Werknummer: 12278
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Degahbur Airport (DGC) (   Äthiopien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Degahbur Airport (DGC/HADB), Äthiopien
Unfallbericht:
Feeling a sudden wind gust on touchdown, the captain took over control from the co-pilot. The aircraft failed to decelerate and was ground looped to the right. The left main gear collapsed when it struck a drainage ditch.



Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-47A-G-AGYZ
accident date: 25-10-1978
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: G-AGYZ
 
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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