Date & Time: Apr 9, 2012 at 1014 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DHC-8-300 (Dash-8)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Kigoma - Tabora - Dar es-Salaam
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
During the take off run on runway 34, right engine failed. Captain decided to abandon the departure procedure and started an emergency braking action. Aircraft overrun runway and the right main gear hit a pole and was sheared off with the right wing as well. Aircraft slid for several yards before coming to rest in a prairie. Two passengers were injured while all 37 other occupants were unhurt. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.