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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 29 September 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo
Operator:Trident Aviation
Registration: 5Y-OPL
C/n / msn: 84
First flight: 1978
Engines: 2 General Electric CT64-820-4
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Lokichoggio Airport (LKG) (   Kenya)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Lokichoggio Airport (LKG/HKLK), Kenya
Narrative:
The right wing and no.2 propeller struck the ground on landing. Either the undercarriage collapsed on landing or the airplane made a right-gear up landing.



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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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