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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222548
Last updated: 18 November 2020
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Date:03-MAR-2019
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B505 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: 5Y-KDL
C/n / msn: 65037
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Labolo, Lake Turkana, Central Island National Park -   Kenya
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Labolo, Lake Turkana
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed on takeoff. It was one of two that had earlier landed at the Labolo tented Camp. All five occupants, the pilot and four American tourists, died in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/2019/03/dp-rutos-pilot-4-americans-killed-in-turkana-chopper-crash/
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/04/world/africa/kenya-helicopter-crash-americans-tourists.html
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001315146/dp-ruto-s-pilot-four-us-citizens-die-in-chopper-crash
http://www.rotorspot.nl/current/5y-c.php
https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2019/03/04/dp-rutos-pilot-four-americans-die-in-chopper-crash_c1902789

Media:


Images:


The helicopter involved in the accident 5Y-KDL At Wilson Airport Hangar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2019 05:59 gerard57 Added
04-Mar-2019 06:18 gerard57 Updated [Source]
04-Mar-2019 06:50 Ronny Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
04-Mar-2019 06:54 harro Updated [Cn, Source]
04-Mar-2019 07:22 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Mar-2019 07:22 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
04-Mar-2019 08:26 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
04-Mar-2019 15:57 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Photo]

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