Date & Time: Aug 22, 2012 at 1217 LT
Type of aircraft:
Let 410UVP
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-UVP
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Ngerende - Mombasa
MSN:
912627
YOM:
1991
Country:
Kenya
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Aircraft was on its way from Ngerende Airstrip in Masai Mara Reserve to Mombasa with 11 tourist and a crew of two on board. Shortly after take off, while making a left turn, twin engine aircraft stalled and nosed down before crashing in a field one km from the airstrip. Both Kenyan pilots and two German passengers were killed as nine others occupants were injured, three seriously. Aircraft was destroyed by impact forces. The 11 passengers were respectively 5 Germans, 4 Americans and two Czechs.