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Last updated: 22 September 2018
Date:Tuesday 13 October 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321C
Operator:Safari Airlines
Registration: J5-GGU
C/n / msn: 19372/655
First flight: 1967
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK2)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA) (   Kenya)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA/HKMO), Kenya
A Boeing 707 cargo plane, registered J5-GGU, sustained substantial damage to the undercarriage at Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA), Kenya. The undercarriage contacted landing lights while on final approach to the runway. The airplane landed safely, but the right hand main gear collapsed while taxiing to the apron.


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