Accident description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 26 November 1999
Time:05:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:DHL Aviation Africa
Registration: 5Y-RAN
C/n / msn: 208-00037
First flight: 1985
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) (   Kenya) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO/HKNA), Kenya
Destination airport:Dar Es Salaam International Airport (DAR/HTDA), Tanzania
Narrative:
Crashed back onto the runway after lifting off shortly.

Sources:
» Air Crash Kills Four In Nairobi (Panafrican News Agency 27-11-1999)
» NTSB id NYC00WA038
» Scramble 248


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Distance from Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Dar Es Salaam International Airport as the crow flies is 664 km (415 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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