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.
|Date:||Thursday 19 February 1998|
|Type:||Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I|
|C/n / msn:|| 81|
|First flight:|| 1961|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls Royce 529-8X Dart|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (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|
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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.