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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 29 May 1999
Time:ca 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E
Operator:Malindi Air Services
Registration: 5Y-LET
C/n / msn: 912620
First flight: 1991
Engines: 2 Walter M-601E
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ol Kiombo (   Kenya)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Ol Kiombo, Kenya
Destination airport:Mara Shika Airstrip, Kenya
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed after takeoff from the Ol Kiombo airstrip in the Maasai Mara National Reserve to pick up passengers at another camp. Preliminary investigation results show that the flaps might not have been properly set for takeoff

Classification:
Wrong takeoff configuration (flaps/trim)
Loss of control

Sources:
» Scramble 246
» Daily Nation
» ICAO Adrep
» Jetstream
» Scramble 243
» World Airline Accident Summary- Airclaims


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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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