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Last updated: 25 November 2015
Datum:Montag 10 April 2006
Zeit:ca 10:00
Flugzeugtyp:Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II
Fluggesellschaft:Kenya Air Force - KAF
Kennzeichen: 132
Werknummer: 0098 ?
Baujahr: 2000
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Marsabit (   Kenia)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Nairobi-Eastleigh AB (HKRE), Kenia
Flug nach:Marsabit Airport (RBT/HKMB), Kenia
The Air Force Y-12 departed Nairobi, carrying a.o. six MPs and a bishop who were on a mission to negotiate peace between warring clans in the Marsabit area.
On approach the airplane flew into the side of the cloud/shrouded foothills of Mount Marsabit.

» 14 killed in plane crash (The Standard, 10-4-2006)
» Govt blames crash on bad weather (The Nation, 10-4-2006)
» Kenya: Aircraft Firm, Military Experts Probe Crash (The East African Standard, 12-4-2006)
» Reuters


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Distance from Nairobi-Eastleigh AB to Marsabit Airport as the crow flies is 420 km (263 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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