ASN Aircraft accident Harbin Y-12-II KAF128 Dhobley Airstrip
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Date:Tuesday 4 August 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic Y12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Harbin Y-12-II
Operator:Kenya Air Force - KAF
Registration: KAF128
MSN: 0097
First flight: 1997
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Dhobley Airstrip (   Somalia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Dhobley Airstrip, Somalia
Destination airport:Nairobi-Moi Air Base (HKRE), Kenya
A Kenya Air Force Harbin Y-12-II suffered an accident at Dhobley Airstrip in Somalia. There were no serious injuries to the 10 people on board but the aircraft was seriously damaged. The landing gear as well as the left-hand wing have collapsed.
The accident happened after the aircraft had taken off from Dhobley Airstrip after delivering supplies to U.N. Amisom forces.



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Distance from Dhobley Airstrip to Nairobi-Moi Air Base as the crow flies is 494 km (309 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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