Date: January 25, 2010
Time: 02:35
Location: Off Na'ameh, Lebanon
Operator: Ethiopian Airlines
Flight #: 409
Route: Beirut, Lebanon - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
AC Type: Boeing 737-8AS
Registration: ET-ANB
cn / ln: 29935/1061
Aboard: 90   (passengers:82  crew:8)
Fatalities: 90   (passengers:82  crew:8)
Ground: 0
Summary: The passenger plane disappeared off radar shortly after taking off from Rafik Hariri International Airport in stormy weather and crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, two miles west of the village of Na'ameh, Lebanon. The flight crew's mismanagement of the aircraft's speed, altitude, headings and attitude through inconsistent flight control inputs resulting in a loss of control. The flight crew failure to abide by CRM principles of mutual support and calling deviations hindered any timely intervention and correction.

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