Ethiopian Airlines 25 January 2010
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Investigation report

Status: Preliminary
Date: 25 JAN 2010
Time: ca 02:35
Type: Boeing 737-800
Operator: Ethiopian Airlines
Crew: Fatalities: / Occupants: 8
Passengers: Fatalities: / Occupants: 82
Total: Fatalities: / Occupants: 90
Airplane damage: Written off
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Beirut International Airport (BEY) (Lebanon)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature: International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Lebanon
Destination airport: Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD/HAAB), Ethiopia

Crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff. Reportedly seven survivors were found by Lebanese army personnel. Weather reported about the time of the accident (00:35 UTC) was:OLBA 250000Z 31008KT 280V340 8000 VCTS FEW020CB SCT026 13/06Q1014 NOSIG= UTC; wind 310 degrees at 8 knots, variable from 280° to340°; visibility 8km; thunderstorms in the vicinity; few clouds withcumulonimbus at 2,000 ft; scattered clouds at 2,600 ft; temperature 13 degrees C, dew point 6 degrees C, pressure 1014 hPa
OLBA 250100Z VRB03KT 4000 SHRA FEW020CB BKN026 12/07 Q1014 NOSIG=

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