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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Date:Friday 26 November 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:DHL Aviation Africa
Registration: 5Y-RAN
MSN: 20800037
First flight: 1985
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) (   Kenya)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO/HKJK), Kenya
Destination airport:Dar es Salaam International Airport (DAR/HTDA), Tanzania
The Cessna 208 was damaged beyond repair when it impacted runway 24 shortly after becoming airborne on takeoff from Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Kenya.

» Air Crash Kills Four In Nairobi (Panafrican News Agency 27-11-1999)
» NTSB id NYC00WA038
» Scramble 248


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Dar es Salaam International Airport as the crow flies is 664 km (415 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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