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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Date:Friday 21 September 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-AGU
MSN: 13026
First flight: 1944
Total airframe hrs:44676
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Barentu (   Eritrea)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Barentu Airport (HHBA), Eritrea
Destination airport:?
Nosed over on takeoff. Damaged beyond repair.

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