ASN Aircraft accident Britten-Norman BN-2A-3 Islander 5Y-AUA Kimba Ngorongoro
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Friday 2 January 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-3 Islander
Registration: 5Y-AUA
MSN: 275
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Kimba Ngorongoro (   Tanzania)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
During take-off run from Kimba Airstrip the aircraft swerved off the runway. The nose gear and main left landing gear collapsed.
After the accident the aircraft tyres were found inflated and in good condition. No evidence of structural failure prior to the accident was found.

Runway excursion (veer-off)

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