Accident Canadair C-4 Argonaut VP-KNY, Wednesday 11 April 1962
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Date:Wednesday 11 April 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic argt model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Canadair C-4 Argonaut
Owner/operator:East African Airways Corp. - EAAC
Registration: VP-KNY
MSN: 161
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Nairobi-Embakasi Airport (NBO) -   Kenya
Phase: Approach
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The Canadair C-4 was carrying out simulated three-engine approaches to Nairobi when the training captain attempted to unfeather the feathered engine and inadvertently feathered one of the others. The plane sank onto the runway and the prop tips struck the runway. The pilot kept the C-4 airborne for 1,5 miles but the plane eventually struck the ground and caught fire.


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