Date & Time: Mar 8, 1987
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Nairobi – Mombasa
Nairobi City District
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Just after liftoff, while climbing to a height of about 5-10 meters, the left engine failed. The aircraft banked left, causing the left wing to struck the runway surface. Out of control, the aircraft crashed next to the runway and came to rest. All nine occupants were injured.
Failure of the left engine during initial climb for unknown reasons.