Crash of a Cessna 404 Titan II in Kapingiro

Date & Time: Jul 30, 2013 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-DOC
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Merugwayi - Arusha
MSN:
404-0433
YOM:
1979
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from a remote airstrip in Merugwayi, while flying in bad weather conditions, aircraft crashed in a wilderness located in Kapingiro. All seven occupants were injured, the copilot aged 23 seriously. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Among passengers were several doctors who provided medical services in the remote district.

Crash of a Percival P.10 Vega Gull in Tanzania: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 30, 1936
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
G-AEAB
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Portsmouth - Johannesburg
MSN:
K.20
YOM:
1936
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was taking part to the 'Schlesinger Trophy' from Portsmouth to Johannesburg. En route, poor weather conditions and heavy rain falls forced the crew to attempt an emergency landing in a prairie. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair in the maneuver while both occupants were injured.
Crew:
D. W. Llewellyn, pilot and owner,
C. F. Hughesdon, copilot.