Date & Time: Jan 27, 2011
Type of aircraft:
Fokker F27 Friendship
Operator:
Registration:
5X-FFD
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Test
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi - Nairobi
MSN:
10530
YOM:
1976
Country:
Kenya
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
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.