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Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:Saturday 20 March 2021
Time:10:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Aeronav Air Services
Registration: 5Y-JKN
MSN: 208B0688
First flight: 1998
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Marsabit (   Kenya)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL/HKNW), Kenya
Destination airport:Marsabit Airport (RBT/HKMB), Kenya
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan crashed in a mountainous area near Marsabit, Kenya, killing both occupants.
The aircraft was flying to Marsabit to pick up passengers for a peace meeting in the Ileret area. It had been chartered by the Marsabit County Government.

Sources:
» kenyans.co.ke
» the-star.co.ke
» kbc.co.ke
» standardmedia.co.ke


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Distance from Nairobi-Wilson Airport to Marsabit Airport as the crow flies is 426 km (267 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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