Date & Time: Jul 2, 2014 at 0400 LT
Type of aircraft:
Fokker 50
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-CET
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Site:
City
Schedule:
Nairobi - Mogadishu
MSN:
20262
YOM:
26
Country:
Kenya
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
4
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
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.