NTSB Identification: NYC97WA017
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 13, 1996 in NAIROBI, Kenya
Aircraft: Piper PA-31-310, registration:
Injuries: 8 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On November 13, 1996, about 1130 greenwich mean time, a Piper, PA-31-310, 5YALA, operated by Kissimayu Aviation of Somalia, was destroyed when it struck terrain after the pilot reported a loss of engine power in the vicinity of Nairobi, Kenya. The pilot and seven passengers were fatally injured. The airplane departed the Nairobi Wilson Airport at 1110, destined for Mwanza, Tanzania. Weather conditions and type of flight plan were unknown.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Kenya. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Ministry of Transportation and Communications Accident Investigation Branch Nairobi, Kenya

This report is for informational purposes only.

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