Date & Time: Jan 7, 2018
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-FDC
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
208B-1280
YOM:
2007
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
18
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
1
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
In unclear circumstances, the single engine aircraft crashed while taking off from Akobo Airstrip. It struck a house and several cows before coming to rest in flames. One person on the ground was killed while all 20 occupants escaped uninjured. The aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire. It is unconfirmed if AMREF was still the operator.