25 2006-12-25

Ethiopia Cancelled

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As we landed back in Djibouti with the AN-24, I was done for the day. Tomorrow I was planned for another day in the AN-24, going to Ethiopia. As I went inside and started the immigration procedure again I met up with the station manager who informed me that tomorrow’s flights were cancelled. Aircraft had to undergo some maintenance, so they cancelled that day’s flying. […]

22 2006-12-22

Risky business in Somalia

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As I left my keys to the hotel reception he asked what my destination was for the day. (He had learned by now that I fly to a new destination every morning.) I said Bosaso in Somalia and he looked at me and said: Good luck Sir, that’s a dangerous area. Not quite what I wanted to hear at that time. […]