Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives
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Crash of a Boeing 707 in Mombasa

Accident description

  • Oct 13, 2009
  • J5-GGU
  • Landing (descent or approach)
  • Cargo
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • 19372/655
  • 1967
  • Mombasa, Coast
  • Kenya
  • Africa
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • On approach to Mombasa-Moi Airport, aircraft was too low and hit approach lights. It landed safely but while evacuating the runway to the taxiway, right main gear collapsed. All three crew were unhurt while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair and abandoned in Mombasa.