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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Date:Monday 6 August 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Operator:Blue Bird Aviation
Registration: 5Y-HHM
MSN: BB-1152
First flight: 1983
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Garissa Airport (GAS) (   Kenya)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL/HKNW), Kenya
Destination airport:Garissa Airport (GAS/HKGA), Kenya
The Beechcraft B200 Super King Air, registration 5Y-HHM, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Garissa, Kenya.
A donkey entered the runway in front of the aircraft while the aircraft was on final approach. The pilot attempted to carry out a go-around from a low height but the aircraft apparently stalled and came down hard on the runway.

Loss of control

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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 Garissa Airport as the crow flies is 328 km (205 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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