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Last updated: 26 October 2021
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Datum:woensdag 23 juni 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ethiopian Air Force
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer: 5022
Bouwjaar: 1988
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Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Gijet (   EthiopiŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mekele Airport (MQX/HAMK), EthiopiŽ
Beschrijving:
A Lockheed Hercules of the Ethiopian Air Force has been destroyed in an accident near Gijet, Ethiopia. Unconfirmed reports suggest the aircraft was downed by the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF) during the armed conflict known as the Tigray War that started in November 2020 between Ethiopia and the Tigray Region.

The aircraft was a Hercules, formerly operated by Ethiopian Airlines as ET-AJK, was seen in an all white colour scheme at Addis Ababa - Bole International Airport in 2006 without any serial number.



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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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