List being compiled

1st Listing - lots of alterations and additions post 1995 to add when I can locate my other file box
Also date format in table to alter

Chronological Listing of Kenyan Ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
   
Sunday 1st June 1975
Kenya
KAF
Hawker Hunter FGA Mk 81     Made emergency landing at Nairobi International Airport      
Major Ndu
emergency landing
Major ???  
Sunday 1st June 1975
Kenya
KAF
Hawker Hunter FGA Mk 80     Crashed on "Madaraka Day" during acrobatics. Lost altitude during roll and crashed onto a golf course pilot
killed
   

Update

The Kenyan Air Force aircraft that were involved in the incidents on 1st June 1975 were a single seat Hunter FGA Mk 80 which crashed onto the Nairobi golf course during the Madaraka Day fly past, the pilot was killed. The other aircraft was a twin seat Hunter T Mk 81, which made an emergency landing at Eastleigh Air Base during which the canopy was jettisoned and the aircraft came to rest off the side of the runway. The crew were Major Ndu and Major ???. The trainer was later flown back to Nanyuki Air Base without a canopy and with the undercarriage locked down by two RAF pilots, Flt Lts Nigel Ashley and Derek Bridge. It was repaired and continued in service.
Brian Davies
in email 2nd November 2011

   
5th November 1980
Kenya
KAF
Hawk 52           Martin-Baker
   
14th November 1980
Kenya
KAF
Hawk 52           Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker
   
26th February 1982
Kenya
KAF
Hawk T52 1003   312180/120   Capt. Kundu   Martin-Baker
Capt. Ndeti   Martin-Baker
   
Thursday 25th or Friday 26th November 1982
Kenya
KAF
Northrop F-5   Laikipia AFB Crashed on escort mission over the Kinangop area Captain  Seth Shava
ejected
Northrop
One of four F-5s that took off in heavy storm weather to escort Kenyan Airways Boeing 707 carrying Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi on the last part of the return flight from Libyan visit  where he had gone to hand over the OAU chairmanship to Col Gaddafi. One aircraft had already returned to base having been unable to join up with the other three due to bad weather. The remaining three had to follow the 707 at a distance having been refused permission to formate with the aircraft. They were having to fly on instruments tracking the plane by radar as visibility fixes was no existant. One aircraft lost power and altitude in heavy cloud. Unable to regain power. Aircraft abandoned in heavy cloud over the Kinangop area.
   
7th July 1987
Kenya
KAF
???     Collided in mid air during military exercises. Mitungu in Meru district 7 killed    
7th July 1987
Kenya
KAF
???        
   
17th April 1992
Kenya
KAF
DHC-5D Buffalo   Nanyuki AFB Crashed near Nairobi City Stadium at Kaloleni suburb as it tried to land at Eastleigh Air Base      
A Kenyan military plane crashed here today, killing all 40 people on board and another five on the ground,
   
14th March 1993
Kenya
KAF
Hawk 52           Martin-Baker
   
10th November 1988
Kenya
Hawk 52           Martin-Baker
Capt. J. K.Chepkwony Capt. T. N. Giati Martin-Baker
   
7th January 1994

 

Kenya
KAF
Hawk 52   Laikipia airbase Bird Strike
Crashed  in the plains of Dol Dol in Laikipia
    Martin-Baker
pilot Captain John Kiili
ejected
???
ejected
Martin-Baker
   
26th November 1997
Kenya
KAF
             
A military plane crash-landed at Moi air base, Nairobi, today and burst into ... KTN [ Kenya Television Network] was barred from entering the base after the ...
   
1st May 1999
Kenya
KAF
DHC-5D Buffalo 207   Crashed into house after abandoning take off at Mandera Airport 1 killed    
   
3rd May 1999
Kenya
KAF
DHC-5D Buffalo 214   Crashed during landing at Mandera Airport No casualties    
 
   
Thursday 17th May
 2001

Kenya
KAF
Northrop F-5 Tiger II   Nanyuki Air Base Crashed on approach at Moi Air Base in the Eastleigh district of Nairobi Pilot
Captain ?
survived
   
   
Friday 5th January 2002


Kenya
KAF

Puma     Routine mission from Nairobi to Mombasa. Crashed in foggy conditions a field in the Salama area. 6 of the 7 crew were killed    
   
25th July 2002
Kenya
KAF
DHC-5D Buffalo      Crashed following engine failure Mugumo Coffee Farm ??    
   
12th February 2004
Kenya
KAF
Bulldog   Air Force flying school
Mombasa
Spin training. Unrecoverable flat spin when aircraft did not respond to controls. Crashed near  at Msambweni      
QFI Captain John Kiili
bailed out
Student pilot 2nd Lt Duncan Cheruiyot
bailed out
 
   
5th November 2005
Kenya
KAF
      Chosunilbo      
   
10th April 2006
Kenya
KAF
Harbin Y-12 132 Nairobi-Eastleigh AB Crashed on approach to Marsabit Airport  Flew into Mount Marsabit in heavy cloud and rainstorm      
2 crew, 12 passengers killed 2 crew, 1 passenger survived  
   
 
             
Major David Njoroge
pilot
           
             
            Bonaya Godana
former minister
   
5th September 2007


Kenya
KAF

helicopter     Crashed in the outskirts of the capital, Nairobi      
   
Monday 4th April 2011
18:00

Kenya
KAF
Mil Mi-17 KAF 1103   Crashed near Juja near the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya  Routine training drill. Pilot, co-pilot and a technician survived the accident and received treatment at the Moi Forces Memorial hospital.    
   
Tuesday 25th October 2011
Kenya
KAF
Fighter     One of two aircraft that crashed between Kismayu and Qooqani. They were flying to the southern port city following attacks on al-Shabab positions in southern Somalia      
Tuesday 25th October 2011
Kenya
KAF
Fighter     One of two aircraft that crashed between Kismayu and Qooqani. They were flying to the southern port city following attacks on al-Shabab positions in southern Somalia      
   
                 

 

 

 

Details needed

F-5E -

BAe Hawk 52

Shorts Tucano

The recovery of crashed Kenya Air Force DHC-2 Beaver. Kenya Air Force Crash ???

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