Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority

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The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA, Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ሲቪል ኤቪዬሽን ባለሥልጣን) is an agency of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Government of Ethiopia. It was established under Proclamation No. 273/2002.[1]

The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Accident Prevention and Investigation Bureau conducts aircraft accident investigations in Ethiopia or involving Ethiopian aircraft.[2] The Flight Safety Department of the Ethiopian CAA conducted aircraft accident investigations in Ethiopia and/or involving Ethiopian aircraft.[3]

History[edit]

On 3 December 1996 the Direction Generale de l'Aviation Civile des Comores of the Comoros agreed to delegate the investigation of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 to the ECAA.[4]

The crash of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 at the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on 10 March 2019 is lead by the ECAA. They published the Preliminary report on 4 April 2019.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Home. Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority. 16 January 2010. Retrieved on 11 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Accident" (Archived 2014-08-18 at WebCite). Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved on 19 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Ethiopian Airlines B767(ET-AIZ) Aircraft Accident in the Federal Islamic Republic of the Comoros, in the Indian Ocean on November 23, 1996" (PDF). Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority. 4 May 1998. p. 3/99. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Ethiopian Airlines B767(ET-AIZ) Aircraft Accident in the Federal Islamic Republic of the Comoros, in the Indian Ocean on November 23, 1996" (PDF). Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority. 4 May 1998. p. 6/99 (Preface). Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Aircraft Accident Investigation Preliminary Report, Ethiopian Airlines Group, B737-8 (MAX) Registered ET-AVJ, 28 NM South East of Addis Ababa, Bole International Airport, March 10, 2019". Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority. 4 April 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2019.

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