ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3) ET-T-1 Tippi Airport (TIE)
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Date:Saturday 13 January 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Ethiopian Air Lines
Registration: ET-T-1
MSN: 10053
First flight: 1943
Total airframe hrs:20026
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 18
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tippi Airport (TIE) (   Ethiopia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tippi Airport (TIE/HATP), Ethiopia
Destination airport:Jimma Airport (JIM/HAJM), Ethiopia
The DC-3 swerved on takeoff. It crashed into a mill after striking some people nearby. A young girl died and three people on the ground were seriously injured.

» Bringing Africa thogether / Ethiopian Airlines, 1988


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tippi Airport to Jimma Airport as the crow flies is 170 km (106 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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