Date & Time: May 5, 2007 at 0008 LT
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 737-800
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-KYA
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Abidjan - Douala - Nairobi
MSN:
35069/2079
YOM:
2006
Flight number:
KQ507
Country:
Cameroon
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
6
Pax on board:
108
Pax fatalities:
108
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
114
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing the flight KQ507 from Abidjan to Nairobi with an intermediate stop at Douala, Cameroon. Few minutes after takeoff at night and in bad weather conditions, the aircraft crashed in a wooded area located southwest of the capital city, between the localities of Eséka & Ebolowa. All 114 occupants were killed.