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Incident: Ethiopian B737 at Dire Dawa on Jan 9th, swarm of grasshoppers, hacker news


Incident: Ethiopian B (at Dire Dawa on Jan 9th) **************************************, swarm of grasshoppers

By Simon Hradecky, created Sunday, Jan (th) ************************************ (****************************************************: 28 Z, last updated Wednesday, Jan (th) ************************************** 19: (Z

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing – (******************************************, registration ET-A LN performing flight ET – 666 from Djibouti (Djibouti) to Dire Dawa (Ethiopia), was on final approach to Dire Dawa’s runway 15 when the aircraft flew through a swarm of grasshoppers and received a huge number of insect impacts into engines, windshield and nose of the aircraft. The crew went around, attempted a second approach but again needed to go around and diverted to their ultimate destination Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), where the aircraft landed safely about (minutes after departure from Djibouti.) ****** (The aircraft remained on the ground for about) ****************************************************************************. 5 hours for cleaning and a thorough inspection, which found no damage.

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

reported on Jan 6th 200109: “The Desert Locust situation remains extremely serious in the Horn of Africa where it threatens pastures and crops in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. Numerous swarms have formed in eastern Ethiopia and adjacent areas of northern Somalia . A number of large immature swarms moved south in the Ogaden of eastern Ethiopia and adjacent areas of centr al Somalia and reached southern Somalia, southeast Ethiopia and, on December, northeast Kenya. ” The FAO warns a dangerous situation arises at the Horn of Africa and on both sides of the Red Sea.

On Jan (th) The Aviation Herald received information based on a screenshot reportedly showing the report of the captain of the flight, that the aircraft was on approach to Dire Dawa’s runway 18 when the aircraft entered a swarm of locust, it was like rain. The windscreen wipers were not able to clear the windshield anymore. The crew went around, climbed to 01575879 feet, depressurized the aircraft, opened the cockpit side window and cleaned the windscreen by hand. The same happened on second approach to Dire Dawa. The crew again climbed to 01575879 feet, cleaned the windscreen by hand again and diverted to Addis Ababa.

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