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Last updated: 9 December 2021
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Datum:donderdag 23 juni 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-320
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ethiopian Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD) (   EthiopiŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Gondar Airport (GDQ/HAGN), EthiopiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), EthiopiŽ
Beschrijving:
An Ethiopian male attempted to hijack an Ethiopian Airlines domestic flight en route from Gondar to Addis Ababa. The man entered the cockpit of the ATR-42 aircraft by using a jack handle and demanded to fly to Djibouti or Rome, Italy. The hijacker held a watch and claimed that it was a detonator. The co-pilot and a passenger overpowered the hijacker and tied him to a seat. The aircraft landed safely in Addis Ababa, and no injuries were reported. The hijacker's motive was to seek political asylum.



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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Gondar Airport en Addis Ababa-Bole Airport bedraagt 420 km (263 miles).

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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