- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 24, 2003
Time: 16:45
Location: Busia, Kenya
Operator: African Commuter Services
Flight #: ?
Route: Busia - Nairobi
AC Type: Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Registration: 5Y-EMJ
cn / ln: 158
Aboard: 13   (passengers:11  crew:2)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane failed to gain altitude during takeoff, hit power lines and crashed inverted into a house. Kenyan Labor Minister, Ahmed Khalif and the two pilots were killed. The plane was grossly overloaded. The plane which weighed 16 tons, was taking off from an airstrip designed for aircraft weighing less than 5.7 tons.
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