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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Date:Thursday 24 April 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3M-100
Operator:Malawi Police Force
Registration: 7Q-YAY
MSN: SH.1973
First flight: 1980
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:18 km (11.3 mls) from Mombasa (   Kenya)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA/HKMO), Kenya
Fuel exhaustion caused both engines to quit short of Mombasa. The Skyvan hit a tree during a forced landing on a road.

Fuel exhaustion
All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/89 (#116)


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