East African Airways Flight 720

East African Airways Flight 720Tuesday April 18, 1972
The aircraft broke-up after overrunning the runway and an aborted takeoff. Partial loss of braking power due to the incorrect reassembly and repairs of the braking system.

Crash Details

DateTuesday April 18, 1972
LocationAddis Ababa, Ethiopia
Passengers96
Crew11
Fatalities43
Survivors64
Aircraft TypeBAC Super VC-10 1154
OperatorEast African Airways
Registration5X-UVA
Flight OriginAddis Ababa
Flight Destination Rome
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
East African Airways
BAC Super VC-10 1154
1972