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Last updated: 1 December 2020
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Datum:Freitag 4 September 1992
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-260
Fluggesellschaft:Ethiopian Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17R
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 58
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Djibouti Airport (JIB) (   Dschibuti)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Dire Dawa-Aba Tenna D Yilma Airport (DIR/HADR), Äthiopien
Flug nach:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Äthiopien
Flugnummer:ET555
Unfallbericht:
Ethiopian Airlines Flight 555 was hijacked en route from Dire Dawa (DIR) to Addis Ababa (ADD). Two men and a woman armed with hand grenades hijacked the Boeing 727 aircraft with 58 passengers and crew, and demanded to be flown to Djibouti. Upon arrival there, the hijackers released most of the passenger and several crew members but held some hostages while negotiating with authorities. They surrendered soon after. No injuries were reported.

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


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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 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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