Accident
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:domingo 23 mayo 2004
Hora:ca 07:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E3
Operador:Blue Bird Aviation
Registración: 5Y-VVD
Numéro de série: 872009
Año de Construcción: 1987
Motores: 2 Walter M-601E
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:30 km (18.8 milles) S of Mwingi (   Kenia) show on map
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL/HKNW), Kenia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia
Descripción:
The Let 410 departed Nairobi at 06:52 on a cargo flight to Somalia. The airplane, which carried 55 bags of miraa (khat) weighing 1,500 kilogrammes, crashed in an open field after colliding in flight with Let 410 5Y-VVA (msn 962633). The latter landed safely, although damaged.

Fuentes:
» Daily Nation
» The Standard


Fotos

photo of Let 410UVP-E3 OK-SDD
OK-SDD pictured here just prior to delivery to Kenya where it would become 5Y-VVD.
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Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
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 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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