Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo 5Y-MEG, Wednesday 12 December 2007
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Date:Wednesday 12 December 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo
Owner/operator:Trident Aviation
Registration: 5Y-MEG
MSN: 62
Year of manufacture:1975
Engine model:General Electric CT64-820-4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL) -   Kenya
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Lokichoggio Airport (LKG/HKLK)
Destination airport:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL/HKNW)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan 5Y-SLA had arrived at Nairobi-Wilson (WIL) from Masai Mara. It was parked at the terminal ramp and the engine was shut down.
The pilot of a taxiing DHC-5 Buffalo lost control and ran into the right wing of the Cessna. A large part of the right hand wing of the Caravan was cut off and the Buffalo sustained damage to the no. 2 propeller. Only one person standing nearby suffered a slight cut from flying debris.


Six injured in aircraft accident (Daily Nation 12-12-2007)
ICAO File : 07100330


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