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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48417
Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Date:08-NOV-2008
Time:c. 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206F
Owner/operator:Luca Safaris Ltd
Registration: 5Y-AOO
C/n / msn: U20601710
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mawenzi Peak, Mount Kilimanjaro -   Tanzania
Phase: En route
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kyulu Hills
Destination airport:Kyulu Hills
Narrative:
The Cessna 206, registered to a Nairobi based company, took off from one of the many tourist camps at Kyulu Hills on the Kenyan side of Mount Kilimanjaro on a sight-seeing trip. It then crashed on Mawenzi Peak at an altitude of 4,330m above sea level. Four Italian tourists, two men and two women died, but the pilot survived and was taken to Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, a referral hospital in Moshi, a town on the north-eastern foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. The pilot has serious injuries, but was in stable condition although he had difficulties narrating how the disaster happened.

Sources:

1. Four tourists feared dead in plane crash near Mt Kilimanjaro
2. Four tourists dead in mountain plane crash
3. Plane crash kills 4 on Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
4. Four Italian tourists killed in Tanzania plane crash
5. Four tourists killed in Tanzania plane crash
6. Kenyan who survived plane crash named


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Nov-2008 22:01 Topaz Added
08-Nov-2008 22:07 Topaz Updated
09-Nov-2008 02:16 Taildragger Updated
09-Nov-2008 23:52 Topaz Updated
13-Mar-2011 15:14 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]

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