Aircraft Accident Investigation is a state function, obligated by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Convention to which Kenya is a signatory. The Aircraft Accident Investigation Department (AAID) is Kenya's national aircraft accident investigation agency. The department investigates aircraft accidents and incidents in accordance with Annex 13 to the Convention.


To promote aviation safety through professional conduct of autonomous and impartial air safety investigations.

The Aircraft Accident Investigation Department of Kenya (AAID) is responsible for the investigation of aircraft accidents and serious incidents in Kenya involving both local and foreign aircraft. The AAID also participates in overseas investigations of accidents and serious incidents involving Kenyan aircraft, operator or citizens.

Purpose of investigations:

The ultimate aim is to focus AAID’s resources on those investigations considered most likely to enhance public confidence and safety in air transportation.

  • Active investigations

This displays the ongoing investigations.

  • Safety recommendations

Safety recommendations are issued by the AAID following a safety investigation into an aircraft occurrence in order to address a specific issue identified during investigation or research and specify how to correct the situation to avoid or minimize recurrence.

  • Safety Advisory Notice


Investigation Documents

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Ministry of Roads and Transport

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Ngong road

P.o Box 52692 - 00200
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254-020-2729200
Mob: +254 708 286221/2/3
Fax: +254-020-2730330

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