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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 12 May 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic Y12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Harbin Yunshuji Y-12 II
Operator:Kenya Air Force - KAF
Registration: KAF124
C/n / msn: 0095
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 12
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:El Wak (   Kenya)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:El Wak Airfield (HKEW), Kenya
Destination airport:Garissa Airport (GAS/HKGA), Kenya
Narrative:
One person was killed when a Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II transport plane crashed at El Wak, Kenya. The airplane operated on a flight from Mandera to Nairobi with stops at El Wak and Garissa.
Preliminary information suggests that one pilot was killed and the remaining eleven occupants were inured.

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» Standard Digital
» Somali Current


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Distance from El Wak Airfield to Garissa Airport as the crow flies is 390 km (243 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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