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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73686
Last updated: 4 June 2021
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Time:4:30pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-235 Cherokee B
Owner/operator:Laikipia Air Ltd.
Registration: 5Y-BGG
MSN: 28-10800
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dagoretti, about 4 km west of Nairobi -   Kenya
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Nanyuki Airfield - HKNY
Destination airport:Wilson Airport - HKNW
Investigating agency: AAID Kenya
A Piper PA-28-235 Cherokee B crashed at 4.30pm in a heavy downpour on a house near Dagoretti, about 6 km west of Nairobi.
The pilot and passenger were killed and the aircraft destroyed.

The accident was likely caused by loss of control by the pilot due to severe weather conditions and at low altitude above ground level.
Contributing factors
The pilot did not have a weather update enroute to the destination as a result of extended flight time
Due to the severe weather conditions encountered enroute to Wilson, the pilot had very poor visibility


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAID Kenya
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

29-Mar-2010 22:18 flyflyfly Added
29-Mar-2010 23:58 flyflyfly Updated [Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Mar-2010 03:31 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Destination airport, Embed code]
30-Mar-2010 05:47 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Mar-2010 08:09 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Mar-2010 08:55 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
30-Mar-2010 11:53 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Embed code]
30-Mar-2010 11:59 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Source, Embed code]
22-Dec-2011 02:48 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Aug-2018 18:03 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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