Accident
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Statuts:Enquête Préliminaire
Date:mercredi 13 août 2008
Heure:04:50
Type/Sous-type:Fokker F-27 Friendship 500
Compagnie:Fly540
Immatriculation: 5Y-BVF
Numéro de série: 10627
Année de Fabrication: 1982-02-17 (26 years 6 months)
Moteurs: 2 Rolls Royce 532-7 Dart
Equipage:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:3 km (1.9 milles) de K-50 Airport (   Somalie) show on map
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO/HKNA), Kénya
Aéroport de destination:K-50 Airport, Somalie
Détails:
The F-27 took off from Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) at about 02:30 hours for K50 Airport in Somalia. On board were the captain, first officer and an engineer plus 5.4 tons of khat.
Estimated time of arrival at K50 was 04:50 hours.
Witness reports indicate that K50 was that day experiencing the worst weather in decades. Cloud base was reported to be low with heavy fog. The aircraft is reported to have circled the airport for a few minutes before it impacted a 60m communication mast about 3 Km from the airport. This impact sheared off part of one mainplane. The aircraft then crashed 50m ahead in an open field. All on board perished. There was no fire.


Sources:
» Accident Prevention Bulletin 2008 / Kenya Ministry of Transport Department of Air Accident Investigation


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