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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58692
Last updated: 8 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-18u2013150 Super Cub
Registration: 5Y-CUB
MSN: 9952C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chololo Farm, Laikipia District -   Kenya
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Ol Jogi Airstrip
Destination airport:Ol Jogi Airstrip
The aircraft departed Ol Jogi Airstrip at about 1335 hours for a local flight around the area. On board were the pilot and one passenger, both foreign nationals. The next time it was seen was between 1400 and 1430 hours by the owner of Chololo Farm. It flew overhead for a while then disappeared behind the hill. The following morning a search was mounted using a helicopter and the wreckage was found about 11 kilometers from the Airstrip.
The probable cause of this accident was loss of engine power during flight maneuvering, leading the aircraft to dive and impact the ground.


Accident Prevention Bulletin 2007 / Kenya Ministry of Transport Department of Air Accident Investigation

Revision history:

14-Feb-2009 11:25 harro Added

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