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Series 300

C-GDCZ (07) • ET-AIU 


• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

• C-GDCZ (07) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 27-May-1985. First flight date unknown.

• ET-AIU Delivered to Ethiopian Airlines, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 17-Jul-1985.

Delivered via Reykjavik, Iceland – Biggin Hill. UK 29-Jul-1985 and Corfu, Greece 01-Aug-1985.

• ET-AIU / 808 Transferred to Ethiopian Air Force. Date unknown. In old Ethiopean colours but equipped with instruments and operated by Ethiopian Mapping Authority.l

Accident: Near Mojo in the Lumme district, Ethiopia 30-Aug-2018. On a flight between Dire Dawa and Bishoftu Air Base . All those on board, 15 members of the Ethiopian defence force and three civilians were killed. Some reports suggest that 17 instead of 18 persons died in the crash.



ET-AIU of ETHIOPIAN passing through Biggin Hill - EGKB, UK.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 30 July 1985 - Michael J. Ody Collection
ET-AIU at Addis Ababa, Ethopia.
Photo: Raimund Stehmann © 13 April 2006