Flugunfall 28 NOV 2002 einer Boeing 757-3E7 4X-BAW - Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Datum:Donnerstag 28 November 2002
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B753 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-3E7
Kennzeichen: 4X-BAW
Werknummer: 30179/912
Baujahr: 2000
Triebwerk: 2 Rolls-Royce RB211-535E4B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 261
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 271
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:nahe Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA) (   Kenia)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA/HKMO), Kenia
Flug nach:Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV/LLBG), Israel
Flugnummer: 582
Arkia flight 582 from Mombasa, Kenya to Tel Aviv, Israel was just airborne after takeoff from runway 21 when the pilot reported seeing a flash of light on the left side of the plane. Terrorists had fired two missiles at the airplane, using 9K32 Strela-2 shoulder-fired, surface-to-air missiles (also known as SA-7).
The pilot elected to continue to Tel Aviv.
Simultaneously three suicide bombers killed 13 people at the Israeli-owned Paradise Hotel near Mombasa.

» AP


photo of Boeing-757-3E7-4X-BAW
accident date: 28-11-2002
type: Boeing 757-3E7
registration: 4X-BAW
photo of Boeing-757-3E7-4X-BAW
accident date: 28-11-2002
type: Boeing 757-3E7
registration: 4X-BAW

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mombasa-Moi International Airport to Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport as the crow flies is 4021 km (2513 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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