Accident description
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 4 December 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321C
Operator:Sudania Air Cargo
Registration: ST-SAC
C/n / msn: 19377/666
First flight: 1968
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) SW of Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) (   Kenya) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO/HKNA), Kenya
Narrative:
The Boeing 707 freighter struck an electricity pole 3 miles short of runway 06 and crashed in flames. Visibility was 500m in fog with a 100 feet cloud base.

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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.
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