2020 East African Express Airways shootdown
5Y-AXO, the aircraft involved in the accident
|Date||4 May 2020|
|Summary||Shot down by Ethiopian National Defense Force|
|Aircraft type||Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia|
|Operator||East African Express Airways|
|Flight origin||Baidoa Airport, Baidoa, Somalia|
|Destination||Berdale Airfield, Berdale, Somalia|
The 2020 East African Express Airways shootdown was an aviation accident involving an East African Express Airways Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia that was shot down by the Ethiopian National Defense Force on approach to Berdale while operating a charter cargo flight from Baidoa Airport, Somalia. All 6 occupants, including four non-revenue passengers and two crew, were killed.
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- "Crash: East African Express E120 at Berdale on May 4th 2020, aircraft shot down by Ethiopian troops". The Aviation Herald. 5 May 2020. Retrieved 10 May 2020.
- "Six dead as plane carrying coronavirus aid crashes in Somalia". Reuters. 4 May 2020. Retrieved 10 May 2020.
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