Date & Time: Jan 4, 1962 at 0520 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.104 Dove
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Asmara Airport, the left engine lost power. The pilot raised the undercarriage and attempted an emergency landing. The twin engine aircraft crash landed in a field located 10 km south of Asmara Airport and came to rest. All six occupants were uninjured while the airplane was damaged beyond repair.