Date: April 18, 1972
Time: 09:39
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Operator: East African Airways
Flight #: 720
Route: Addis Ababa - Rome
AC Type: BAC Super VC-10 1154
Registration: 5X-UVA
cn / ln: 881
Aboard: 107   (passengers:96  crew:11)
Fatalities: 43   (passengers:35  crew:8)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft broke-up after overrunning the runway and an aborted takeoff. Partial loss of braking power due to the incorrect reassembly and repairs of the braking system.

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