Date & Time: Jan 13, 2010 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland Dash-8-100
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-EMD
Flight Type:
Humanitarian
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi - Moba
MSN:
110
YOM:
1988
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
18
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On landing, left main gear broke off and the aircraft came to rest on a marsh field. None of the 22 occupants were injured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. It appears that pilots were distracted by pedestrians at the runway threshold.