Descripción del Accidente ASN 20 JUL 1977 Douglas DC-3 (R4D-1) ET-ABF - Tubo Milkie
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Fecha:mircoles 20 julio 1977
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3 (R4D-1)
Operador:Ethiopian Airlines
Registración: ET-ABF
Numéro de série: 6069
Año de Construcción: 1942
Horas Totales de la Célula:31338
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tubo Milkie (   Etiopía)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tippi Airport (TIE/HATP), Etiopía
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Jimma Airport (JIM/HAJM), Etiopía
The DC-3 took off from Tippi at 16:48 for a 40 minute flight to Jimma. Last contact with the flight was at 17:20 when Jimma Tower passed on weather information. The aircraft was found to be crashed on the side of a densely wooded mountain, at an altitude of 8000 feet. The weather was poor: low clouds, rain showers and very poor horizontal visibility.

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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 Tippi Airport to Jimma Airport as the crow flies is 170 km (106 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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