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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138067
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-200
Owner/operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:over Ethiopia -   Ethiopia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:ADD
Destination airport:BRU
Flight ET 708 had to return to Addis Ababa after about 2 hours of flying due to a loss of pressurization. The oxygen masks were deployed. The pilot descended to a safe altitude and after some time the passengers were allowed to take off the masks. Due to bad weather the pilot had to abort his first landing attempt. After circling the airport for about an hour, the airplane landed safely.


I was on the flight


during the flight

Revision history:

21-Aug-2011 12:33 LMG Added
21-Aug-2011 12:39 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Damage, Narrative]
22-Aug-2011 02:25 Anon. Updated [[Time, Aircraft type, Location, Damage, Narrative]]

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