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Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Seronera: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 23, 2019
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-AAM
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Seronera - Grumeti Hills
MSN:
208B-2430
YOM:
2013
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Seronera Airstrip in the early morning on a short flight to Grumeti Hills, about 40 km northwest, according to a statement from the operator. Shortly after takeoff, the airplane went out of control, struck a concrete wall and crashed upside down. The pilot and the sole passenger were killed.

Statement from the operator:
https://www.auricair.com/About-Us/5HAAM_Accident_23Sept2019

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Lobo

Date & Time: Oct 25, 2017 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-THR
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lake Manyara - Lobo
MSN:
208B-0571
YOM:
1996
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown at Lobo Airstrip deserving the Lobo Wildlife Lodge located in the Serengeti National park, the single engine aircraft went out of control, veered off runway to the left and struck a tree. The pilot and two passengers were injured while 8 other occupants were unhurt. The aircraft was badly damaged.

Crash of a Fokker F27 Friendship 500 near Kogatende: 3 killed

Date & Time: Aug 31, 2014 at 1945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
5Y-SXP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Mwanza - Nairobi - Magadi
MSN:
10681
YOM:
1985
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The aircraft left Mwanza at 1926LT on a cargo flight to Magadi with an intermediate stop in Nairobi. While reaching FL140 over the region of Mara, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and dove into the ground before crashing in an open field located near Kogatende. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire and all three occupants were killed.