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Last updated: 25 January 2022
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Fecha:miércoles 11 abril 1962
Tipo:Canadair C-4 Argonaut
Operador:East African Airways Corp. - EAAC
Registración: VP-KNY
Numéro de série: 161
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Nairobi-Embakasi Airport (NBO) (   Kenia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Entrenamiento
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Canadair C-4 was carrying out simulated three-engine approaches to Nairobi when the training captain attempted to unfeather the feathered engine and inadvertently feathered one of the others. The plane sank onto the runway and the prop tips struck the runway. The pilot kept the C-4 airborne for 1,5 miles but the plane eventually struck the ground and caught fire.



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