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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Date:Monday 23 July 2007
Time:ca 13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24B
On behalf of:Djibouti Airlines
Registration: EX-030
MSN: 07306103
First flight: 1970
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Shinile (   Ethiopia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Dire Dawa-Aba Tenna D Yilma Airport (DIR/HADR), Ethiopia
Destination airport:Djibouti-Ambouli Airport (JIB/HDAM), Djibouti
The Antonov was loaded with a shipment of about 6 tons of qat. Shortly after takeoff from Dire Dawa, at an altitude of 3500 feet, one engine failed. The An-26 crashed while the pilot attempted an emergency landing. The cockpit and tail sections broke off but no fire broke out.

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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 Djibouti-Ambouli Airport as the crow flies is 258 km (161 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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