Fatal Events Since 1977 for Kenya Airways

The following events are those involving at least one passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role. Excluded would be events where the only passengers killed were stowaways, hijackers, or saboteurs.

  1. 30 January 2000; Kenya Airways A310-300; near Abidjan, Ivory Coast: The aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after taking off at night for a flight from Abidjan to Lagos, Nigeria. All 11 crew members and 158 of the 168 passengers were killed.
    Other A310 fatal events
    News Reports
    BBC Online: Various perspectives on aviation safety 4 February 2000
    BBC Online report 5 February 2000

  2. 5 May 2007; Kenya Airways 737-800; near Douala, Cameroon: The aircraft crashed into a swampy area about 12 miles (20 km) south of Douala, Cameroon soon after takeoff for a scheduled international flight from Douala, Cameroon to Nairobi, Kenya. The aircraft departed just after midnight local time and the aircraft sent at least one communication to the control tower prior to the crash. All nine crew members and 105 passengers were killed.
    Other 737 Fatal Events

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Fatal Events Since 1977 for Kenya Airways
http://airsafe.com/events/airlines/kenya.htm -- Revised: 6 May 2007