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Last updated: 2 April 2020
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 1 abril 1992
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-260
Operador:Ethiopian Airlines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17R
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 135
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 143
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Aden International Airport (ADE) (   Yemen)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dire Dawa-Aba Tenna D Yilma Airport (DIR/HADR), Etiopía
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Etiopía
Número de Vuelo:ET637
Descripción:
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 727 aircraft, on a domestic flight from Dire Dawa DIR) to Addis Ababa (ADD) with 135 passengers, was hijacked to Aden, Yemen. The hijacker, who reportedly seized the aircraft to escape the unsettled conditions in Ethiopia, surrendered to authorities in Yemen. No injuries were reported.

Fuentes:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1992 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Distance from Dire Dawa-Aba Tenna D Yilma Airport to Addis Ababa-Bole Airport as the crow flies is 341 km (213 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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