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Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12 II in Voi: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jan 12, 2021
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Nairobi - Voi
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
On approach to Voi Airport, the twin engine aircraft struck the slope of Mt Irima located about 9 km north from runway 18 threshold. All four occupants were killed. Registration unconfirmed.

Crash of a Boeing 707 in Mombasa

Date & Time: Oct 13, 2009
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
J5-GGU
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
19372/655
YOM:
1967
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On approach to Mombasa-Moi Airport, aircraft was too low and hit approach lights. It landed safely but while evacuating the runway to the taxiway, right main gear collapsed. All three crew were unhurt while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair and abandoned in Mombasa.

Crash of a Boeing 707-336C in Mombasa: 6 killed

Date & Time: Mar 10, 1998 at 1635 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SU-PBA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Mwanza – Mombasa – Cairo – Ostend
MSN:
19843
YOM:
1968
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Aircraft flight hours:
60171
Aircraft flight cycles:
17417
Circumstances:
The four engine aircraft was completing a cargo flight from Mwanza to Ostend with intermediate stops in Mombasa and Cairo, carrying six crew members and a load of 34 tons of fish. After takeoff from runway 03, the aircraft collided with approach lights and an earth mound then crashed few hundred metres past the runway end, bursting into flames. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all six occupants were killed. At the time of the accident, the first portion of 2,600 feet of runway 03 which is 10,991 feet long were not available due to work in progress. It was reported that the total weight of the aircraft was 135 tons.

Crash of a Cessna 402B near Mombasa: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jan 9, 1995
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
5Y-PAL
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
402B-0584
YOM:
1974
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Mombasa-Daniel Arap Moi Airport, while climbing, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in an open field located 20 km south of the airport. Both passengers were seriously injured and the pilot was killed.

Crash of a Lockheed AC-130H Hercules off Malindi: 8 killed

Date & Time: Mar 14, 1994
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
69-6576
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mombasa - Mogadishu
MSN:
4351
YOM:
1969
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
14
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
En route from Mombasa to Mogadishu, while in cruising altitude over the Indian Ocean, the crew contacted ATC and declared an emergency following an explosion in the cargo compartment. The crew initiated an emergency descent and elected to divert to the nearest airport when control was lost. The aircraft crashed in the sea about 200 metres offshore, some 7 km from Malindi. Six crew members were rescued while eight others were killed.
Probable cause:
A 105 mm shell exploded in a gun barrel for unknown reasons.

Crash of a Short SC.7 Skyvan 3M Variant 100 near Mombasa

Date & Time: Apr 24, 1986 at 1257 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
7Q-YAY
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1973
YOM:
1980
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On approach to Mombasa-Moi Airport while on a positioning flight, both engines failed simultaneously. The crew attempted an emergency landing when the aircraft struck trees and crash landed near a road about 18 km from the airport. Both pilots were slightly injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Dual engine failure on approach due to a fuel exhaustion.

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander in Ngulia Lodge

Date & Time: Feb 10, 1973
Registration:
5Y-AEF
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances. There were no casualties. The exact type of Aero Commander remains unknown as well.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver AL1 in Bura

Date & Time: Dec 29, 1963
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
XP776
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1446
YOM:
1960
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from a road, the airplane struck trees. The tail wheel was sheared off, the airplane stalled and crashed in a field. All four occupants were injured.

Crash of a Percival P.50 Prince 4D in Mackinnon Road

Date & Time: Jun 6, 1958
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
G-AMOT
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
47
YOM:
1952
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While conducting a survey flight, the crew encountered an unexpected situation and was forced to attempt an emergency belly landing. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair and both crew members were slightly injured.

Crash of an Airspeed AS.65 Consul in Mombasa

Date & Time: Mar 4, 1948
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
VR-TAR
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dar es-Salaam – Mombasa
MSN:
5169
YOM:
1947
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Belly landed in Mombasa and slid for several yards before coming to rest. Both occupants were unhurt while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.