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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 7 December 2003
Time:13:37
Type:Silhouette image of generic F28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
Operator:East African Safari Air
Registration: 5Y-NNN
C/n / msn: 11231
First flight: 1986
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 555-15P
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lokichoggio Airport (LKG) (   Kenya)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL/HKNW), Kenya
Destination airport:Lokichoggio Airport (LKG/HKLK), Kenya
Flightnumber: 812
Narrative:
Flight 812 from Nairobi overran the runway after landing at Lokichoggio after the no. 1 wheel on the main undercarriage to burst on landing. . The Fokker F-28 went through a fence and impacted a small river bank. The nose gear was ripped off, the right wing underside was pierced by razor fence wire and the nose underside smashed leading to the cockpit compartment and associated accessories buckled, broken and twisted.
Press reports indicated that the plane carried 40 passengers, official report however indicate that 23 passengers were on board.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» East African Standard
» ICAO Adrep


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Nairobi-Wilson Airport to Lokichoggio Airport as the crow flies is 670 km (419 miles).

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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