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Status:Keine Untersuchung der Flugunfall-Untersuchungskommission
Datum:Montag 17 Februar 2014
Zeit:ca 06:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-3BGER
Fluggesellschaft:Ethiopian Airlines
Kennzeichen: ET-AMF
Werknummer: 30563/786
Baujahr: 2000-02-18 (14 years )
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney PW4062
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 202
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA) (   Schweiz)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Äthiopien
Flug nach:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), Italien
Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-702 from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Rome, Italy, was hijacked during the flight by the co-pilot.
The co-pilot waited for the captain to go to the toilet so he could lock him self in the cockpit. The flight continued to Geneva, Switzerland were it landed about 06:00.
The co-pilot then climbed down from the cockpit window using the emergency escape rope and surrendered to police. He was unarmed and requested asylum in Switzerland as he feared persecution in Ethiopia.



photo of Boeing-767-3BGER-ET-AMF
accident date: 17-02-2014
type: Boeing 767-3BGER
registration: ET-AMF

Video, social media

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 Addis Ababa-Bole Airport to Roma-Fiumicino Airport as the crow flies is 4458 km (2786 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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