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Five Feared Dead After Helicopter Crashed in Kenya

Monday, October 23, 2017
By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed into Lake Nakuru in Kenya, on October 21st. The helicopter, carrying five people, was en-route to an election campaign rally when it went down. According to a statement issued by Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, “Initial indications are that there are no survivors.” Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika said three people aboard the... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Mombasa After Bird Strike

Sunday, October 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Mombasa After Bird Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-673 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mombasa, Kenya, on October 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Istanbul, Turkey, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and twenty-one passengers and six crew members remained unharmed.... »

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.... »

Helicopter Crash in Kenya Leaves 4 Injured

Saturday, September 10, 2016
By George Hatcher

A 12-seater helicopter crashed at the National Youth Service (NYS) engineering institute near Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya, on September 8th. The helicopter carrying 4 people was on routine patrol when it developed a mechanical problem. All 4 people suffered non-life threatening injuries in the crash. The injured were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Light Plane Crashed in Kenya; 1 Killed, 5 Injured

Saturday, September 10, 2016
By George Hatcher

A light plane crashed over Lake Naivasha, Naivasha, Nakuru County, Kenya, on the noon of September 8th. The crash killed 1 woman and injured 5 other occupants. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the cause is under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Two French Filmmakers Killed as Small Plane Crashes in Kenya

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya, on March 14th. According to local police chief Jackson Mulupi, “We received a phone call from one of the conservancy members that there was an airplane crash within Sera conservancy. I mobilised officers from Sorilibi and Wamba. We rushed to the scene whereby... »

Air France Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Kenya

Monday, December 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air France Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Kenya

An Air France flight had to make an emergency landing at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa, Kenya, on December 20. According to the Police Spokesman Charles Owino, “It requested an emergency landing when a device suspected to be an explosive was discovered in the lavatory.” The plane was heading from Mauritius to Paris... »

Plane Crash Landed at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Monday, January 5, 2015
By George Hatcher
Plane Crash Landed at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

A Fokker 50 turboprop plane, operated by Skyward International Aviation, crash landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, early morning on January 4. The authorities said the plane, en-route from Wajir to Nairobi, landed on its belly due to landing gear failure. None of the 6 people aboard was injured. The flight... »

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.... »

Yellow Wings Crash in Kenya

Monday, July 29, 2013
By George Hatcher
Yellow Wings Crash in Kenya

On July 25, 2013, a Yellow Wings Air Services Ltd Cessna U206F Stationair Cessna type 206, registration number 5Y BUG en route from Nanyuk to Wilson Airport disappaeared from radar around 5 pm in the Aberdares Range, Nairobi Kenya. The plane went missing Thursday, was found Saturday. Bodies were said to be recovered Sunday.... »

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