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** Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 is hijacked, then crashes into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Comoros after running out of fuel, killing 125.
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** War in Somalia ( 2006 – 2009 ) – involved largely Ethiopian and Somali Transitional Federal Government ( TFG ) forces whom fought against the Somali Islamist umbrella group, the Islamic Court Union ( ICU ), and other affiliated militias for control of the country.
** Eritrean War of Independence – Battle of Afabet: The Nadew Command, an Ethiopian army corps in Eritrea, is attacked on 3 sides by military units of the Eritrean People's Liberation Front ( EPLF ).
** Mengistu Haile Mariam, president of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, flees Ethiopia, effectively bringing the Ethiopian Civil War to an end.
** Genfo is a thick porridge made by lightly roasting, milling and cooking any combination of Ethiopian oats wheat, barley, sorghum, millet, maize, chickpeas, yellow peas, soybeans or bulla, the starch from the root of the false banana tree ; it is traditionally eaten for breakfast with a dollop of clarified, spiced butter ( kibe ) or oil and chili-spice mix berbere, or with yoghurt.
** Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia was an Ethiopian Orthodox Christian, and did not consider himself divine, but the Rastafari movement in Jamaica saw him as the second coming of Christ.
** 1543 – Battle of Wayna Daga – A combined army of Ethiopian and Portuguese troops defeated a Muslim army led by Ahmed Gragn.
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** Republic Airlines ( 1979-1986 ), a defunct airline purchased by Northwest Airlines that ceased operating in 1986
** Malaysia Airlines Flight 653 is hijacked and crashes in Tanjung Kupang, Johor, Malaysia, killing all 100 passengers and crew on board.
** At Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Northwest Airlines Flight 1482 ( a McDonnell Douglas DC-9 ) collides with Northwest Airlines Flight 299 ( a Boeing 727 ) on the runway, killing 8 passengers and 4 crewmembers on Flight 1482.
** Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831, a Douglas DC-8 carrying 118, crashes into a wooded hillside after taking-off from Dorval International Airport near Montreal, killing all on board ( the worst air disaster for many years in Canada's history ).
** American Airlines Flight 320, a Lockheed L-188 Electra heading from Chicago to New York City, crashes into the East River, killing 65 of the 73 people on board.
** New York air disaster: a United Airlines DC-8 collides in mid-air with a TWA Lockheed Constellation over Staten Island in New York City.
** In the People's Republic of China, a China Southern Airlines domestic flight crashes, killing all 141 people on board.
** An Iberian Airlines passenger plane crashes into a 250-meter peak on the island of Ibiza ; 104 are killed.
** United Airlines Boeing 737 from Washington National to Chicago Midway crashes short of the runway, killing 43 of 61 passengers and 2 people on the ground.
** Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 402 crashes while landing at Tokyo International Airport in Japan, killing 64 of 72 persons on board.
** A USAir Boeing 737-300, Flight 1493 collides with a SkyWest Airlines Fairchild Metroliner, Flight 5569 at Los Angeles International Airport, killing 34.
** United Airlines Flight 585 crashes in Colorado Springs, Colorado, killing all 25 people on board.
** An American Airlines Boeing 707 crashes on takeoff at New York International Airport, after a rudder malfunction causes an uncontrolled roll, resulting in the loss of control of the aircraft, with the loss of all life on board.