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.

Crash of a Fokker 50 in Nairobi: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jul 2, 2014 at 0400 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-CET
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Nairobi - Mogadishu
MSN:
20262
YOM:
26
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta Airport runway 06, while climbing by night, crew lost control of the aircraft that crashed in flames in the residential area of Embakasi located in the vicinity of the airport, less than 2 km from the runway end. All four crew were killed while the aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire. The airplane was en route to Mogadishu on an early morning cargo flight with a load of khat on board.

Crash of a Fokker 50 in Guriceel

Date & Time: Apr 20, 2014
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-VVJ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi – Guriceel
MSN:
20133
YOM:
1988
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After in Guriceel, aircraft encountered problem to stop within the remaining runway, overrun and lost partially the left main gear. Aircraft came to a halt with the left wing partially sheared off. While both occupants were uninjured, the aircraft which was carrying a load of six tons of khat was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Cessna 401 in Nairobi: 2 killed

Date & Time: Oct 21, 2011 at 1523 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
5Y-CAE
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi - Marsabit - Lodwar - Nairobi
MSN:
401-0011
YOM:
1967
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Aircraft left Nairobi-Wilson Airport in the morning for a flight to Marsabit and Lodwar, carrying exam documents. While returning to Wilson Airport in the afternoon, aircraft went out of control and crashed in an open field for unknown reasons. The pilot and a passenger were killed as the second passenger was seriously injured. The aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Fokker F27 Friendship 500CRF in Nairobi

Date & Time: Jan 27, 2011
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5X-FFD
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi - Nairobi
MSN:
10530
YOM:
1976
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was performing a test flight following a maintenance program. Crew consisted of two pilots and two engineers. During take off on runway 07, captain decided to abort for unknown reasons. Aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining runway, overrun, went through a fence, lost its nose gear and came to rest in a field. All four occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a De Havilland Dash-8-100 in Moba

Date & Time: Jan 13, 2010 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-EMD
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi - Moba
MSN:
110
YOM:
1988
Location:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
18
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On landing, left main gear broke off and the aircraft came to rest on a marsh field. None of the 22 occupants were injured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. It appears that pilots were distracted by pedestrians at the runway threshold.

Crash of a Beechcraft 1900D in Nairobi: 2 killed

Date & Time: Nov 9, 2009 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-VVQ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Nairobi-Mogadiscio
MSN:
UE-250
YOM:
1996
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:

Shortly after takeoff from Nairobi-Wilson airport, crew informed ATC about technical problem and obtained permission to return quickly. On final approach, the aircraft hit a fence and burst into flames. Both pilots were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 404 Titan in Nairobi: 1 killed

Date & Time: Sep 14, 2009 at 1920 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
5Y-PAX
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi-Nairobi
MSN:
404-0104
YOM:
1977
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

Shortly after takeoff, while on a training flight, the twin engine aircraft stalled, crashed and burst into flames. One pilot was killed while the other one was seriously injured. The aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Fokker F27 in Mogadishu: 3 killed

Date & Time: Aug 13, 2008 at 0450 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-BVF
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Nairobi-K50
MSN:
10627
YOM:
1982
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:

The aircraft was carrying 5,4 tons of khat from Kenya to the K50 airport located 50 km southwest of Mogadishu, Somalia. The crew missed his first approach and made a go around. On the second attempt to land, the aircraft hit a radio mast located 2 km from airport and crashed. All three occupants were killed.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo in Nairobi

Date & Time: Dec 30, 2006 at 0632 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-SRK
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi - Baidoa
MSN:
003
YOM:
1965
Flight number:
UNO448A
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a cargo flight from Nairobi to Baidoa, Somalia, with a load of 14 drums of jet fuel for the Somali interim government in Baidoa. Three minutes after takeoff, one engine stopped. The aircraft stalled and hit an electrical wire before crashing into a house located near the airport. All three occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire. Nobody on the ground was injured.