Accident Boeing 737-860 (WL) ET-APL, Monday 26 December 2022
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Date:Monday 26 December 2022
Time:14:44 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-860 (WL)
Owner/operator:Ethiopian Airlines
Registration: ET-APL
MSN: 40965/4075
Year of manufacture:2012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 112
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ/HCMM) -   Somalia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ/HCMM)
Destination airport:Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Ethiopian Airlines flight ET379, a Boeing 737-860, suffered a bird strike during takeoff from runway 05 at Mogadishu. The flight crew aborted the takeoff.
The aircraft taxied, or was towed, back to apron where it parked at 15:01 UTC.

It appeared a flock of birds had flown into the aircraft, damaging left engine and inboard leading-edge devices.

The aircraft was repaired and ferried back to Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD) on 3 January 2023 before resuming regular service the following day.



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