Date & Time: Aug 16, 2019 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DHC-8-200 (Dash-8)
Landing (descent or approach)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Nairobi – Kichwa Tembo
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Following an uneventful flight from Nairobi-Wilson Airport, the crew landed on a gravel runway at Kichwa Tembo Airport. After touchdown, the aircraft collided with two wildebeests. Upon impact, the left main gear was torn off and the aircraft veered off runway to the left and came to rest. All occupants evacuated safely and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Both wildebeests were killed.
Loss of control upon landing following a ground collision with two wildebeests.