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Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:Wednesday 17 July 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo
Operator:Tanzanian People's Defence Force
Registration: JW9022
MSN: 94
First flight: 1979
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nairobi (   Kenya)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged in an accident on June 12, 1996 while it was operated by Trident Aviation as 5H-BAF. It was repaired and due to be flown back to Tanzania by military crew, registered JW9022.
The aircraft crashed on departure from Nairobi, killing 5 crew members.

Sources:
» Scramble 286
» Air Forces Monthly


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