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Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Datum:zondag 25 juli 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-260
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ethiopian Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 126
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 134
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
Beschrijving:
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 757 aircraft, en route from Dire Dawa (DIR) to Addis Ababa (ADD) with 126 passengers and eight crew members, was hijacked to Djibouti by two Ethiopian soldiers with a fake grenade. During three and one-half hours of negotiations with authorities, the hijackers released every-one except the pilot, copilot, and a passenger. The hijackers, who were seeking political asylum, surrendered soon after to authorities and released the remaining hostages . No injuries were reported during the incident.

Bronnen:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1993 / 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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