Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Thursday September 11, 1975
The plane was flying at FL 115 under VFR in scattered clouds. When breaking through a cloud bank a mountain was seen up ahead. A steep climbing turn was initiated, but the tail struck trees, control was lost and the aircraft crashed inverted.

Crash Details

DateThursday September 11, 1975
LocationNear Bahar Dar, Ethiopia
Passengers6
Crew3
Fatalities1
Survivors8
Aircraft TypeDouglas C-47-DL
OperatorEthiopian Airlines
RegistrationET-ABX
Flight OriginBahar Dar
Flight Destination Debra Marcos
Near Bahar Dar, Ethiopia
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas C-47-DL
1975