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Fatal crashes in Kenya and airlines blacklist

This information page lists the most recent fatal airline accidents in the subregion. Accidents with no fatalities are not listed. You will also find below an updated list of airlines subject to flight restrictions in certain countries.

Crashes in Kenya
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2014
2 Jul
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Skyward International Aviation
Fokker 50 (5Y-CET)
 4
 4 /  0
2006
10 Apr
Kenya
Marsabit
Military - Kenya Air Force
Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II (132)
 17
 14 /  0
2004
23 May
Kenya
Mwingi
Blue Bird Aviation
Let 410UVP (5Y-VVD)
 2
 2 /  0
2003
19 Jul
Kenya
Mount Kenya
Ryan Blake Air Charter
Swearingen SA-226T Metro II (ZS-OYI)
 14
 14 /  0
2003
24 Jan
Kenya
Busia
African Commuter Services
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I (5Y-EMJ)
 13
 3 /  0
2002
28 Nov
Kenya
Masai Mara Game Reserve
Eagle Aviation
Let 410UVP-E20 (5Y-ONT)
 20
 1 /  0
1999
26 Nov
Kenya
Nairobi
DHL Aviation Africa
Cessna 208 Caravan I (5Y-RAN)
 4
 4 /  0
1999
29 May
Kenya
Ol Kiombo
Malindi Air Services
Let 410UVP-E (5Y-LET)
 2
 2 /  0
1998
10 Mar
Kenya
Mombasa
Air Memphis
Boeing 707-336C (SU-PBA)
 6
 6 /  0
1996
13 Nov
Kenya
Ngong
Kismayo Airlines
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo (?)
 8
 8 /  0
1994
14 Mar
Kenya
Off Malindi
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (69-6576)
 8
 8 /  0
1992
16 Apr
Kenya
Nairobi
Military - Kenyan Air Force
de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo (218)
 46
 46 /  6
1991
27 Dec
Kenya
Masai Mara
Eagle Aviation
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo (5Y-SRV)
 5
 5 /  0
1990
4 Dec
Kenya
Nairobi
Sudania Air Cargo
Boeing B-707-320F (ST-SAC)
 10
 10 /  0
1984
8 Aug
Kenya
Machakos
Pioneer Airlines
Cessna 402A (5Y-AMS)
 9
 9 /  0
1978
24 Jul
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Amphibians
Britten Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2 (5Y-CMC)
 11
 5 /  0
1976
4 Oct
Kenya
Nairobi
Emirates Air Transport
Douglas DC-7CF (TZ-ARC)
 4
 4 /  0
1974
20 Nov
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Lufthansa
Boeing B-747-130 (D-ABYB)
 157
 59 /  0
1962
17 May
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130A Hercules (56-0546)
 13
 13 /  0
1955
18 May
Kenya
Mt. Kilimanjaro
East African Airways
Douglas DC-3 (VP-KKH)
 20
 20 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly. --- See all
2016
2 Feb
Somalia
Near Mogadishu
Daallo Airlines
Airbus A321-111 (SX-BHS)
 72
 1 /  0
2015
4 Nov
South Sudan
Juba
Allied Services Limited 
Antonov 12BK (EY-406 )
 43
 41 /  0
2014
31 Aug
United Republic of Tanzania
Mwanza
Safari Express Cargo
Fokker F-27 MK 500 (5Y-SXP)
 3
 3 /  0
2013
9 Aug
Somalia
Mogadishu
Military - Ethiopian Air Force
Antonov An-12 (?)
 6
 4 /  0
2009
12 Nov
Rwanda
Kigali
Rwandair
Canadair CRJ-100ER (5Y-JLD)
 15
 1 /  0
2009
9 Mar
Uganda
Lake Victoria
Aerolift
Ilyushin Il-76T (S9-SAB)
 11
 11 /  0
2008
8 Nov
United Republic of Tanzania
Between Kibo & Mawenzi Peaks of Mt. Kilimanjaroi
East African Air Charters
Cessna 206 (5Y-AOO)
 5
 4 /  0
2008
13 Aug
Somalia
K-50 Airport
Fly 540
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500 (5Y-BVF)
 3
 3 /  0
2007
23 Jul
Ethiopia
Near Shinile
Djibouti Airlines
Antonov AN-26V (EX-030)
 9
 1 /  0
2007
16 Jun
Malawi
Vungano Hills
Nyika Safaris
Cessna 206 (?)
 6
 6 /  0
2007
23 Mar
Somalia
Mogadishu
Transaviaexport Airlines
Ilushin Il-76TD (EW-78849 )
 11
 11 /  0
2007
5 Jan
United Republic of Tanzania
Matabwe
DJB Air Charter
Piper PA-31-310 (5H-MUX)
 10
 1 /  0
2006
16 Dec
United Republic of Tanzania
Mbeya
Air Charter - Tanzanian Air Services
Cessna 310R (5H-TZA )
 6
 3 /  0
2006
28 Apr
Uganda
Peak Margarita
King Air Charter
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (ZS-ADL)
 3
 3 /  0
2006
8 Jan
Uganda
Bukalaza
Service Air
Antonov 12 (9Q-CIH)
 6
 6 /  0
2005
23 Mar
United Republic of Tanzania
Off Mwanza
Air Transport
Ilyushin IL-76TD (ER-IBR)
 8
 8 /  0
1999
1 Sep
United Republic of Tanzania
Mount Meru
Northern Air (Tanzania)
Cessna 404 Titan II (5HNAT)
 12
 12 /  0
1998
25 Oct
Uganda
Rwenzori mountains
TanaMana Aviation
Britten-Norman BN-2A-3 Islander (5Y-ANV)
 11
 4 /  0
1994
6 Apr
Rwanda
Kigali
Rwanda Government
Dassault Falcon 50 (9XR-NN)
 12
 12 /  0
1992
9 Oct
Somalia
Mogadiscio
Kiev Production Association
Antonov 32 (CCCP-48088)
 13
 1 /  0
1989
7 Aug
Ethiopia
Near Gambela
RRC Air Service
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (ET-AIL)
 16
 16 /  0
1989
28 Jun
Somalia
Near Borana
Somali Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600RF (6O-SAZ)
 30
 30 /  0
1988
15 Sep
Ethiopia
Bahar Dar
Ethiopian Airlines
Boeing B-737-230 (ET-AJA)
 104
 35 /  0
1987
3 Dec
Rwanda
Near Kishwati
Cooper Skybird Air Charters
Cessna 404 Titan (5Y-EJS)
 14
 14 /  0
1987
6 Nov
Malawi
Ulongue
Air Malawi
Shorts SC-7 Skyvan 3-100 (7Q-YMB)
 10
 10 /  0
1987
13 Jan
Ethiopia
Near Asmara
Military - Ethiopian Air Force
Antonov AN-12 (?)
 54
 54 /  0
1984
16 Feb
Ethiopia
Near Debre Zelt
Military - Ethiopian Air Force
Antonov AN-12 (1506)
 38
 26 /  0
1982
14 Jan
Ethiopia
Near Addis Ababa
Military - Ethiopian Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (71383)
 73
 73 /  0
1981
20 Jul
Somalia
Mogadishu
Somali Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600RF (6O-SAY)
 50
 50 /  0
1980
5 Dec
United Republic of Tanzania
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania Aviation
Piper PA-42 Cheyenne (5H-TAL)
 10
 10 /  0
1979
19 Feb
Ethiopia
Barentu
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-AFW)
 5
 5 /  0
1977
20 Jul
Ethiopia
Jima
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-ABF)
 5
 5 /  0
1976
27 Jun
Uganda
Entebbe
Air France
Airbus A300 (F-BVGG)
 258
 7 /  0
1975
11 Sep
Ethiopia
Near Bahar Dar
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas C-47-DL (ET-ABX)
 9
 1 /  0
1974
20 Nov
Ethiopia
Soddu
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-AAR)
 24
 2 /  0
1972
10 Sep
Ethiopia
Gondar
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-ABQ)
 11
 11 /  0
1972
18 Apr
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
East African Airways
BAC Super VC-10 1154 (5X-UVA)
 107
 43 /  0
1970
6 May
Somalia
Mogadishu
Somali Airlines
Vickers 785D Viscount (6O-AAJ)
 30
 5 /  0
1965
2 Nov
Somalia
Obock
Military - French Air Force
Douglas C-47A (316410)
 30
 30 /  0
1965
14 Sep
Ethiopia
Gore
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-ABI)
 17
 17 /  0
1964
2 Oct
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
Interocean
Lockheed L-749A-79 Constellation (LX-IOK)
 7
 1 /  0
1964
12 Apr
Somalia
Hargeisa
Aden Airways
Douglas DC-3 (VR-AAM)
 15
 15 /  0
1962
13 Jan
Ethiopia
Near Tippi
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-T-1)
 18
 5 /  1
1961
5 Sep
Ethiopia
Near Sendafar
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-T-16)
 19
 5 /  0
1960
15 Jul
Ethiopia
Near Jima
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-T-18)
 11
 1 /  0
1953
29 Mar
Malawi
Mtara
Central African Airways
Vickers 616 Viking 1B (VP-YEY)
 13
 13 /  0
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