Rudufu F50 at Mandera on Oct 20th 2019, runway excursion

Last Update: October 21, 2019 / 23:00:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 20, 2019

Classification
Incident

Departure
Takaba, Kenya

Destination
Mandera, Kenya

Aircraft Type
Fokker 50

ICAO Type Designator
F50

A Rudufu Ltd. Fokker 50, registrtion 5Y-SKN performing a flight from Takaba to Mandera (Kenya) with 30 passengers, landed on Mandera's dirt strip but went off the runway and became stuck in mud.

The airstrip of Takaba is located at N3.426 E40.23 (dirt runway of about 1600 meters/5300 feet length), Mandera Airstrip is located at N3.934 E41.845 (dirt runway of about 1100 meters/3700 feet length).

At the time of the occurrence heavy rains had worsened the state of the airstrips.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 20, 2019

Classification
Incident

Departure
Takaba, Kenya

Destination
Mandera, Kenya

Aircraft Type
Fokker 50

ICAO Type Designator
F50

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