Kenya Airways

Plane Crash in Central Kenya Leaves 10 Dead

Friday, June 8, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a mountainous area in central Kenya, on June 5th. The wreckage of the Cessna plane, belonging to FlySAX airline, was found in the Aberdare forest. There were ten people aboard at the time, including two pilots and eight passengers. All of them were killed in the crash. The plane... »

Kenya Airways Plane Returns to Harare After Bird Strike

Thursday, May 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
Kenya Airways Plane Returns to Harare After Bird Strike

Kenya Airways flight KQ-704 had to return and make an emergency landing in Harare, Zimbabwe, on May 7th. The plane heading to Lusaka, Zambia, had to turn back after it suffered a bird strike during departure. The plane landed back safely. All ninety-six passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Kenya Airways Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Cracked Windshield

Thursday, November 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Kenya Airways Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Cracked Windshield

Kenya Airways flight KQ-117 returned to Amsterdam, Netherlands, on October 31st. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Nairobi, Kenya, but had to turn back due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Kenya Airways Flight Returns to Nairobi due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Saturday, December 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
Kenya Airways Flight Returns to Nairobi due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Kenya Airways flight KQ-112 had to return and make an emergency landing in Nairobi, Kenya, on December 28th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to return shortly afterwards due to loss of cabin pressure. The passenger oxygen masks were deployed as the plane landed back safely.... »

Kenya Airways Plane Returns to South Africa due to Mechanical Problem

Thursday, August 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Kenya Airways Plane Returns to South Africa due to Mechanical Problem

A Kenya Airways flight had to return and make an emergency landing at O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 23rd. The plane en-route to Nairobi, Kenya, had to return shortly after taking-off due to a transponder failure. The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Low-on-Fuel Kenya Airways Jet Makes Emergency Landing

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
By George Hatcher
Low-on-Fuel Kenya Airways Jet Makes Emergency Landing

A Kenya Airways flight had to land in emergency at Mombasa Moi International Airport, Kenya, at around 12:05 p.m. on October 20. The Manager of Moi International Airport, Yatich Kagungo, confirmed that the Boeing 737-800 plane, en route from Delhi, India to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, was diverted after running low on fuel.... »

Kenya Emergency Landing

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
By George Hatcher

What: Kenya Airways Boeing 737-700 en route from Khartoum to Cairo Where: Sudan When: January 2, 2013 Who: 56 passengers, 7 crew Why: On January 1, 2013, Kenya Airways flight KQ320 was en route when it developed engine problems. Online sources said that there may have been an engine fire handled by an engine... »

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