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A Let L-410UVP passenger plane, operated by Mombasa Air Safari, crashed at the Ngerende Airstrip in PDF Print E-mail
Status: Preliminary
Date: 22 AUG 2012
Time: 12:17
Type: Let L-410UVP-E9
Operator: Mombasa Air Safari
Registration: 5Y-UVP
C/n / msn: 912627
First flight: 1991
Engines: 2 Walter M-601E
Crew: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 11
Total: Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 13
Airplane damage: Written off
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Ngerende Airstrip, Masai Mara Game Reserve (Kenya) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Ngerende Airstrip, Kenya
Destination airport: ?
Narrative:
A Let L-410UVP passenger plane, operated by Mombasa Air Safari, crashed at the Ngerende Airstrip in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.
It had arrived at the Ngerende Airstrip following a flight from Mombasa and Amboseli. It was taking off for another airstrip when the pilots apparently lost control of the airplane on takeoff.
Two pilots and two passengers reportedly died and seven people were injured in the accident. The Standard Digital website reports that the airplane carried five German tourists, four Americans and two nationals from Czech Republic.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 05 September 2012 )