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Last updated: 6 April 2020
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Datum:maandag 19 februari 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ethiopian Airlines
Registratie: ET-AFW
Constructienummer: 33429/16681
Bouwjaar: 1945
Aantal vlieguren:10566
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:SW of Asmara (   Eritrea)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Crashed after a bomb exploded in flight. Conflicting sources say the accident happened near Barentu or southwest of Asmara.

Bronnen:
» Encyclopedia of African Airlines / Ben R. Guttery
» Bringing Africa thogether / Ethiopian Airlines, 1988


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