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Last updated: 20 February 2018
Datum:Mittwoch 17 April 2002
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E9
Fluggesellschaft:United Airlines Ltd.
Kennzeichen: 5Y-UAS
Werknummer: 841324
Baujahr: 1984
Triebwerk: 2 Walter M-601E
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mara Ngerende Airstrip (   Kenia)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mara Ngerende Airstrip, Kenia
Flug nach:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenia
During takeoff from an airstrip in the Masai Mara Park, an impala ran across the runway. To avoid a collision the pilot got the plane airborne. Because the airspeed was too low to climb away, the Let nearly stalled. The pilot put the nose down to gain speed, but the airplane struck the ground.

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OK-ODF flew for Puntavia as J2-KBD between 1993 and 1996 as was sold as 5Y-UAS in 1998
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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