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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176540
Last updated: 12 November 2020
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Date:31-MAY-2015
Time:16:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-236 Dakota
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: 5Y-DMS
C/n / msn: 28-7911217
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rironi, Limuru, Kiambu County, Central -   Kenya
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Naivasha (HKNV)
Destination airport:Wilson (WIL/HKNW)
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted structures in the Rironi area of Limuru, Kiambu County, Central Kenya. The airplane was destroyed and the sole pilot onboard received fatal injuries. Weather may have been a factor to the accident.

Sources:

https://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/2015/05/pilot-killed-in-limuru-air-crash/
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/mobile/?articleID=2000164159&story_title=One%20killed,%20stations%20off-air%20after%20plane%20crashes%20into%20Limuru%20transmission%20station

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Piper-PA-28-236-Dakota/2265355/M


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-May-2015 15:54 Geno Added
31-May-2015 16:14 Geno Updated [Total fatalities]
09-Jun-2015 08:03 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator]

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