Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Kilindoni

Date & Time: Aug 6, 2019
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-NOW
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kilindoni - Dar es Salaam
MSN:
208B-2209
YOM:
2010
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Kilindoni Airport, the single engine airplane crashed in flames. All nine occupants were able to evacuate the cabin and six of them were injured and transported to local hospital. The aircraft was completely destroyed by fire.

Crash of a Boeing 737-200 in Mwanza

Date & Time: Mar 1, 2010 at 0745 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-MVZ
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dar es-Salaam - Mwanza
MSN:
23602/1347
YOM:
1987
Flight number:
ACT100
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
76
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing, aircraft veered off runway to the left, lost its nose gear and came to rest. Nobody was injured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain in Matambwe: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jan 5, 2007 at 0902 LT
Registration:
5H-MUX
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dar es Salaam-Matambwe
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
1700
Circumstances:

The aircraft was making a charter flight from Dar es Salaam to Matambwe airport, in the Selous Game Reserve, with one pilot and 10 tourists on board (5 English & 5 Finnish). On final approach, the aircraft stalled and crashed into trees short of runway. All occupants suffered injuries while one of them died few hours later.

Crash of a Cessna 406 Caravan in Murungi

Date & Time: Aug 13, 2002 at 0815 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-TZC
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dar es-Salaam-Murungi
MSN:
406-0028
YOM:
1988
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
6888
Captain / Total hours on type:
2000.00

Crash of a Cessna 425 Conquest in Dar es Salaam

Date & Time: Jun 12, 2000 at 1815 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
5H-SCB
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dar es-Salaam-Ifakara-Mikumi-Dar es-Salaam
MSN:
425-0183
YOM:
1983
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
5416
Captain / Total hours on type:
123.00

Crash of a Cessna 406 Caravan in Morogoro: 1 killed

Date & Time: Apr 24, 1996 at 0500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-TZD
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Dar es-Salaam-Morogoro-Tabora
MSN:
406-0029
YOM:
1989
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
8922

Crash of a Dassault Falcon 50 in Kigali: 12 killed

Date & Time: Apr 6, 1994 at 2028 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
9XR-NN
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Dar es-Salaam-Kigali-Bujumbura
MSN:
006
YOM:
1979
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
12

Crash of a Fokker F27 Friendship 60 in Dar es Salaam

Date & Time: Dec 12, 1993
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5H-MPT
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dar es Salaam - Dar es Salaam
MSN:
10566
YOM:
1977
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
8700
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a local training flight at Dar es Salaam Airport. The aircraft landed at an excessive speed and in a flapless configuration. Upon touchdown, the undercarriage were torn off and the aircraft came to rest on its belly. Both pilots escaped uninjured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Wrong approach configuration on part of the crew. The following contributing factors were reported:
- Poor flight preparation,
- The crew failed to follow the approach checklist,
- The crew failed to proceed to an approach briefing,
- Excessive approach speed,
- The crew failed to realize the flaps were not selected down.

Crash of a Fokker F27 Friendship 300 near Hareto

Date & Time: Mar 23, 1993 at 1330 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
ST-AWA
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dar es Salaam - Addis Ababa - Khartoum
MSN:
10186
YOM:
1961
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
29
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While in cruising altitude between Dar es-Salaam and Addis Ababa, the crew encountered unfavorable winds and the aircraft deviated from the prescribed course. After the left engine failed in flight, the crew reduced his altitude and attempted an emergency landing in a plantation located in the region of Hareto. Upon touchdown, the aircraft struck obstacles and the left wing was partially torn off. All 35 occupants escaped uninjured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Failure of the left engine in flight due to fuel exhaustion.