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
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.