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Last updated: 20 November 2019
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Date:Friday 11 October 2019
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 50
Operator:Silverstone Air Services
Registration: 5Y-IZO
C/n / msn: 20244
First flight: 1992-02-20 (27 years 8 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW125B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 50
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 55
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL) (   Kenya)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL/HKNW), Kenya
Destination airport:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA/HKMO), Kenya
Narrative:
A Fokker 50 operated by Silverstone Air Services veered off the runway during takeoff from runway 14 at Nairobi-Wilson Airport, Kenya. The aircraft came to rest close to some trees, 300 meters past the end of runway 14. The nose landing gear was pushed inside the fuselage and the no.1 engine had separated.
There were 50 passengers and five crew members on board. Two passengers sustained minor injuries.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Nairobi to Mombasa and Lamu.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» the-star.co.ke
» Kenya Airports Authority

METAR Weather report:
05:00 UTC / 08:00 local time:
HKNW 110500Z 07008KT 9999 OVC018 17/16 Q1021

06:00 UTC / 09:00 local time:
HKNW 110600Z 09012KT 9999 BKN020 18/16 Q1022

07:00 UTC / 10:00 local time:
HKNW 110700Z 06014KT 9999 BKN021 19/16 Q1022


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Distance from Nairobi-Wilson Airport to Mombasa-Moi International Airport as the crow flies is 430 km (269 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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