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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66097
Last updated: 1 March 2020
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Date:23-DEC-1959
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Owner/operator:Desert Locust Survey
Registration: VP-KPA
C/n / msn: 1278
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mwringi, Kitui County -   Kenya
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Nairobi-Wilson Airport, Nairobi, Kenya (WIL/HKNW)
Destination airport:Mwingi, Kenya
Narrative:
DHC.2 Beaver 3 (c/n 1278) Registered (C of R 386) 8.6.59 to Desert Locust Survey, Nairobi. Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed at Mwringi, Kitui County, Kenya 23.12.59. Registration VP-KPA cancelled 30.11.60 as scrapped after accident

Sources:

1. http://www.dhc-2.com/cn1278.html
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/vp-kaa.pdf
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mwingi


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2009 23:31 VHKDK Added
03-Jul-2011 11:59 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities]
03-Dec-2013 05:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Dec-2013 05:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
24-May-2014 18:10 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2018 18:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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