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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Datum:zaterdag 19 maart 2005
Tijd:ca 10:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-3K1C
Vloog voor:Ethiopian Airlines
Gehuurd van:Cargo Plus Aviation
Registratie: 9G-IRL
Constructienummer: 20805/884
Bouwjaar: 1974
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK2)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Entebbe Airport (EBB) (   Oeganda)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), EthiopiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Oeganda
The Boeing 707 departed Addis Abeba on a cargo flight to Lome, Togo with a scheduled refueling stop at Entebbe.The airplane was carrying 32.8 tons of cargo. It was raining as the Boeing approached Entebbe, with a visibility of about 8 km. At 10:46 the aircraft made a first attempt to land on runway 17 but the approach was abandoned. On the second attempt the pilot wanted to carry out a visual approach to runway 35 over Lake Victoria. At 10:51, the pilot reported short final and was cleared to land. It came in too low, struck a rock, broke up and crashed into Lake Victoria.
The investigators said the accident was as a result of failure to follow the correct flight path on the final approach to runway 35, and failure to follow the published missed approach procedures.

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photo of Boeing-707-3K1C-9G-IRL
accident date: 19-03-2005
type: Boeing 707-3K1C
registration: 9G-IRL

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Addis Ababa-Bole Airport en Entebbe Airport bedraagt 1211 km (757 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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