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Last updated: 29 July 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 25 julio 1990
Hora:11:16
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-379C
Operador:Ethiopian Airlines
Registración: ET-ACQ
Numéro de série: 19820/709
Año de Construcción: 1968
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD) (   Etiopía)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Etiopía
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Descripción:
The Boeing aborted the runway 07 takeoff when bangs were heard followed by a momentary N1 dip of the no. 2 and 3 engines. The takeoff was aborted below V1 but the 707 overran the runway and impacted lower ground, breaking up. A flock of pigeons had collided with the plane.

Fuentes:
» Fatalities and Destroyed Civil Aircraft Due To Bird Strikes 1912-2002 / John Thorpe (International Bird Strike Committee ISBC26/WP-SA1)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/94 (#11)


Fotos

photo of Boeing-707-379C-ET-ACQ
accident date: 25-07-1990
type: Boeing 707-379C
registration: ET-ACQ
photo of Boeing-707-379C-ET-ACQ
accident date: 25-07-1990
type: Boeing 707-379C
registration: ET-ACQ
 

Map
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-Bole Airport to Asmara International Airport as the crow flies is 698 km (437 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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