Airplane Crash - Near Jima, Ethiopia 07/15/1960

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Jima, Ethiopia


Date07/15/1960
Time09:40
LocationNear Jima, Ethiopia
OperatorEthiopian Airlines
Flight #372
RouteBulchi - Jimma
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationET-T-18
Cn/In12926
Aboard11
Fatalities1
Ground0
SummaryCrashed 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.

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