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Last updated: 4 December 2020
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Datum:vrijdag 4 september 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-260
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ethiopian Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Motoren: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17R
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 58
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Djibouti Airport (JIB) (   Djibouti)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Dire Dawa-Aba Tenna D Yilma Airport (DIR/HADR), EthiopiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), EthiopiŽ
Vluchtnummer:ET555
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Dire Dawa-Aba Tenna D Yilma Airport en Addis Ababa-Bole Airport bedraagt 341 km (213 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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