Ethiopian Airlines Flight 372

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 372Friday July 15, 1960
Crashed onto a mountainside at 9,000 ft. The pilot misjudged the weather conditions and continued to fly into deteriorating weather conditions while trying to maintain VFR. The pilot attempted to climb at a speed below the minimum safe climbing speed of the aircraft.

Crash Details

DateFriday July 15, 1960
LocationNear Jima, Ethiopia
Passengers8
Crew3
Fatalities1
Survivors10
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorEthiopian Airlines
RegistrationET-T-18
Flight OriginBulchi
Flight Destination Jimma
Near Jima, Ethiopia
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3
1960