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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25471
Last updated: 15 October 2020
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Date:08-DEC-1976
Time:09:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402B
Owner/operator:Safari Air Services
Registration: 5Y-WAW
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5,5 mi W of Mwanza -   Tanzania
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Mwanza
Destination airport:Bukoba
Narrative:
Aircraft collided with water of Lake Victoria while attempting to fly beneath a thunderstorm. Operator also reported as Miwani Sugar Mills. Pilot W. Lennard (44, 6800 hrs).

Sources:

http://www.tcaa.go.tz/do/tcaa_documents/final%20report%20-77%20Cessna%20402B%20%205H-WAW%20%20LAKE%20VICTORIA%20near%20Mwanza.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Jan-2011 15:25 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2011 14:12 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
10-Dec-2011 11:29 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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