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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177607
Last updated: 31 October 2020
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Date:06-JUL-2015
Time:18:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 500MD
Owner/operator:Kenya Defence Force (KDF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:KDF camp in Boni Forest -   Kenya
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:KDF camp in Boni Forest
Destination airport:KDF camp in Boni Forest
Narrative:
The helicopter lost power when it attempted to land and crashed. Both pilots were critically injured and died in hospital from the injuries sustained in the crash.
The helicopter burst into flames and was destroyed.

Sources:

https://www.nation.co.ke/news/KDF-Helicopter-Crash/-/1056/2777510/-/khs383z/-/index.html
https://www.tuko.co.ke/17398-two-military-pilots-critically-injured-in-lamu-kdf-camp-crash-landing.html
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000168358/two-kdf-pilots-succumb-to-injuries-after-accident-in-bar-goni-lamu-county/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jul-2015 19:17 gerard57 Added
06-Jul-2015 19:27 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
07-Jul-2015 06:14 gerard57 Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Jul-2015 12:02 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
02-Apr-2018 17:03 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location]
02-Apr-2018 17:03 TB Updated [Operator]

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