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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Friday 6 November 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:AD Aviation Aircharters
Registration: 5Y-JKB
C/n / msn: BB-72
First flight: 1975
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Nairobi (   Kenya)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL/HKNW), Kenya
Destination airport:K-50 Airport, Somalia
Narrative:
Crashed on game reserve whilst en route from Nairobi to an airstrip 50 km south of Mogadishu, Somalia, also known as K-50 Airport.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 385
» Flight International
» Scramble 235


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Distance from Nairobi-Wilson Airport to K-50 Airport as the crow flies is 976 km (610 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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