Date & Time: Mar 19, 2005 at 1053 LT
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 707
Registration:
9G-IRL
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Addis Ababa - Entebbe - Lomé
MSN:
20805
YOM:
1974
Country:
Uganda
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Addis Abeba to Lomé, Togo, with an intermediate fuel stop at Entebbe, Uganda, on behalf of Ethiopian Airlines. On final approach to runway 35, crew decided to make a go around due to poor visibility. On second attempt, the aircraft crashed in the lake Victoria, few metres off shore. The aircraft was destroyed but all occupants were slightly injured. Crew crossed minimum safe altitude and was approaching beyound glide path.