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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236464
Last updated: 27 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E9 Turbolet
Registration: 5Y-VVA
C/n / msn: 962633
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:7 km from Qansax Dheere -   Somalia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Qansax Dheere Airstrip
A Let L-410 was hit by ground fire as it was approaching Qansax Dheere, Somalia. It was shot at by Ethiopian troops of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) who were based in a nearby camp. Bullets struck and penetrated the rear fuselage and flap.
There were no injuries.

On May 4, 2020, ENDF forces stationed at Bardale also opened fire on an approaching aircraft. The Embraer EMB-120 crashed after bing hit, killing all six on board.

Ethiopian statement:

May 4 accident:

Revision history:

27-May-2020 14:39 Added
27-May-2020 14:42 harro Updated [Date, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2020 14:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-May-2020 14:51 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]

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