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Status:Final
Date:Friday 6 July 2007
Time:06:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900C
Operator:Aero Kenya
Registration: 5Y-BTT
MSN: UC-125
First flight: 1990
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL) (   Kenya)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL/HKNW), Kenya
Narrative:
The Beech 1900 was landing at Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL) runway 07 when it veered off to the left and came to a stop in the grass area 100 meters from the end of the runway.

Probable Cause:

It was determined that the approach to landing was fast and high, leading to the aircraft touching down too far down the runway.

Classification:
High speed landing
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Accident Prevention Bulletin 2007 / Kenya Ministry of Transport Department of Air Accident Investigation


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Beech 1900

  • 695 built
  • 26th loss
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 Kenya
  • 30th worst accident (at the time)
  • 38th worst accident (currently)
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