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Accident description
Last updated: 10 October 2015
Date:Sunday 8 July 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Operator:Precision Air
Registration: 5H-PAR
C/n / msn: 460
First flight: 1995
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 62
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 66
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) (   Kenya)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Zanzibar-Kisauni Airport (ZNZ/HTZA), Tanzania
Destination airport:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO/HKJK), Kenya
The aircraft had a runway excursion on landing at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport runway 06. It veered off to the right went over a ditch and came to a stop on Taxiway F. The nose wheel collapsed. The four crew and 62 passengers were not injured. The aircraft was substantially damaged.

The probable cause of this accident was power asymmetry during application of reverse thrust on landing. The control levers were jammed in one position.

Runway excursion

» Accident Prevention Bulletin 2007 / Kenya Ministry of Transport Department of Air Accident Investigation


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Distance from Zanzibar-Kisauni Airport to Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as the crow flies is 599 km (374 miles).

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