Vliegtuigongeval op 10 JUL 2008 met Let L-410UVP-E9 5Y-VVB - Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Datum:donderdag 10 juli 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E9
Registratie: 5Y-VVB
Constructienummer: 962704
Bouwjaar: 1996
Motoren: 2 Walter M-601E
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 11
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 13
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Kichwa Tembo Airstrip (   Kenia)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kichwa Tembo Airstrip, Kenia
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
A Let L-410UVP-E9 passenger plane sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Tembo, Kenya. The eleven passengers and two pilots survived.
The aircraft lined up at the threshold of runway 08 Kichwa Tembo for departure. During takeoff the first officer noted engine parameters dropping and an eminent engine failure which the captain confirmed possible.
The captain elected to abort takeoff. The aircraft overran the departure end of runway 08 went over uneven ground and hit a termite hill and came to stop about 140 meters away along the extended centreline. The crew kept directional control of aircraft. After stopping, the crew secured the aircraft and assisted passengers to egress.

» Accident Prevention Bulletion 2008 / Kenya Ministry of Transport


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