Date & Time: Apr 9, 2012 at 1014 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DHC-8-300 (Dash-8)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Kigoma - Tabora - Dar es-Salaam
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
During the takeoff roll on runway 34, the right engine failed. The captain rejected takeoff and initiated an emergency braking procedure. Unable to stop within the remaining distance (runway 34 is 1,767 metres long), the aircraft overran when the right main gear hit a pot hole, causing the right wing to be torn off. The aircraft slid for few dozen metres before coming to rest in a pasture. Two passengers were injured while 37 other occupants escaped unhurt. The aircraft was destroyed.