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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247738
Last updated: 12 April 2021
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Date:11-FEB-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUSK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aviat A-1C Husky
Owner/operator:Kenya Wildlife Service
Registration: 5Y-KWL
C/n / msn: 3071
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Nanyuki Airport (NYK/HKNY) -   Kenya
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Aerial patrol
Departure airport:Nanyuki Airport (NYK/HKNY)
Destination airport:Mulika Lodge Airport (JJM/HKMK)
Narrative:
An Aviat A-1C Husky crashed a few moments after takeoff from Nanyuki Airport (NUK/HKNY).
Both occupants died in the crash.

Kenya Wildlife Service said the aircraft, which was under the National Air Support Department, had earlier completed a routine patrol at the Solio Rhino Sanctuary and was headed for Meru National Park.

Sources:

https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/central/2021-02-11-two-killed-as-plane-crashes-after-take-off-in-nanyuki/
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/rift-valley/article/2001403126/tragedy-as-two-people-die-in-plane-crash-in-nanyuki
https://thenairobistar.com/2021/02/12/kws-aircraft-crashes-in-nanyuki-killing-pilot-passenger-kbc/
https://swalanyeti.co.ke/news/647/kws-pilot-passenger-killed-in-nanyuki-place-crash


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Feb-2021 19:35 gerard57 Added
11-Feb-2021 20:18 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2021 20:18 RobertMB Updated [Location, Narrative]
11-Feb-2021 20:27 Anon. Updated [Photo]
11-Feb-2021 21:15 RobertMB Updated [Destination airport]
12-Feb-2021 07:19 harro Updated [Source]
12-Feb-2021 08:22 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2021 08:23 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

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