Date & Time: Oct 4, 1976
Type of aircraft:
Emirates Air Transport
Sharjah - Djibouti City - Nairobi
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While descending to 15,000 feet in limited visibility, the four engine airplane struck the slope of Mt Kenya, about 135 km northeast of Nairobi-Wilson Airport. The wreckage was found few hours later and all four crew members were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain after the crew initiated a premature descent.