African Express Airways Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia (5Y-AXO), operating a domestic flight on May 4 between Mogadishu and Baidoa, Somalia was shot down, allegedly by a rocket. The aircraft came down near Bardale.
Photo: Alan Wilson.
Chartered by NGO, the aircraft was transporting medical supplies. All 6 people on board were killed
African Express Airways was established in 1986. Based at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, African Express Airways is the largest privately owned airline in East Africa.
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