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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25472
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:16-MAY-1995
Time:13:11 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31 Navajo
Owner/operator:Sky Tours
Registration: 5Y-FKI
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Liuli Airstrip, Lake Nyasa, Mbinga District, Ruvuma province. -   Tanzania
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Liuli Airstrip, Lake Nyasa, Tanzania
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16 May 1985 when crashed during initial climb out phase from Liuli Airstrip, Lake Nyasa in the Mbinga District of Ruvuma province, Tanzania (at approximate coordinates: 1056′28″S 3458′0″E); the pilot (the sole person on board) was not injured. According to the published information from the official Tanzanian Government sources:

"AIRCRAFT STALLED & CRASHED AFTER TAKE OFF ON STEEP TURN TO AVOID SAND DUNES & HOUSE AT RUNWAY END"

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1995/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-cheyenne-in-tanzania/]
2. http://www.tcaa.go.tz/files/1980%20-%2098%20ACCIDENTS.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
07-Aug-2017 08:27 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Sep-2017 20:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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