Narrative:The aircraft approached fast, landed gear up and skidded 600m down the runway.
|Date:||10 JUL 1988|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 200|
|C/n / msn:|| 10213|
|First flight:|| 1962|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls Royce 528-7E Dart|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 39|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Kisumu Airport (KIS) (Kenya)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO/HKNA), Kenya|
|Destination airport:||Kisumu Airport (KIS/HKKI), Kenya|
PROBABLE CAUSE: The crew didn't complete the landing checklist and forgot to lower the gear due to non-pertinent and extended conversation.
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Kisumu Airport as the crow flies is 279 km (174 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.