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Last updated: 1 December 2020
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 4 septiembre 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:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 58
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Djibouti Airport (JIB) (   Yibouti)
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:ET555
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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