Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 19 February 1998
Type:Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Operator:Skyways Kenya
Registration: 5Y-BMR
C/n / msn: 81
First flight: 1961
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 529-8X
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ) (   Somalia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL/HKNW), Kenya
Destination airport:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia
Narrative:
The Gulfstream ran off the side of the runway after the nr.2 propeller reportedly went into fine pitch. The undercarriage collapsed. The airplane is believed to have sustained irreparable damage.

Sources:
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Distance from Nairobi-Wilson Airport to Mogadishu International Airport as the crow flies is 1009 km (631 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.
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