Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961

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Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 was a domestic passenger flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, with stopovers at Brazzaville, Lagos, and Abidjan. On November 23, 1996 the Boeing 767 was hijacked by three Ethiopians that were seeking asylum in Australia. However the plane ran out of fuel, and crash-landed in the Indian Ocean near the Comoros Islands. Of the 175 occupants on-board 125 people including the hijackers were killed, and 50 people survived.

Nationality Passengers Crew Total
 Austria 1 0 1
 Australia 1 0 1
 Belgium 1 0 1
 Benin 2 0 2
 Brazil 1 0 1
 Burkina Faso 1 0 1
 Burundi 1 0 1
 Cameroon 2 0 2
 Canada 1 0 1
 Chad 1 0 1
 China 1 0 1
 Colombia 1 0 1
 Republic of the Congo 5 0 5
 Costa Rica 1 0 1
 Denmark 1 0 1
 Djibouti 2 0 2
 Egypt 1 0 1
 Ethiopia 19 12 31
 Ecuador 1 0 1
 France 4 0 4
 Gambia 1 0 1
 Germany 1 0 1
 Georgia 1 0 1
 Ghana 2 0 2
 Guinea 1 0 1
 Hungary 1 0 1
 India 20 0 20
 Iran 2 0 2
 Ireland 1 0 1
 Israel 8 0 8
 Italy 4 0 4
 Ivory Coast 1 0 1
 Japan 2 0 2
 Kenya 14 0 14
 South Korea 1 0 1
 Lesotho 1 0 1
 Liberia 2 0 2
 Madagascar 1 0 1
 Mali 12 0 12
 Mauritania 1 0 1
 Mexico 1 0 1
 Netherlands 2 0 2
 Norway 1 0 1
 New Zealand 1 0 1
 Nigeria 23 0 23
 Pakistan 1 0 1
 Philippines 2 0 2
 Russia 1 0 1
 Rwanda 1 0 1
 Senegal 1 0 1
 Sierra Leone 1 0 1
 Somalia 1 0 1
 South Africa 1 0 1
 Sri Lanka 9 0 9
 Spain 1 0 1
 Sweden 2 0 2
  Switzerland 1 0 1
 Tanzania 1 0 1
 Thailand 1 0 1
 Togo 1 0 1
 Uganda 1 0 1
 Ukraine 4 0 4
 United Kingdom 7 0 7
 United States 5 0 5
 Yemen 1 0 1
 Zaire 1 0 1
 Zambia 1 0 1
 Zimbabwe 1 0 1
Total 163 12 175