McDonnell Douglas DC9-30

The DC9-30 was introduced as a replacement for the Comet on regional routes after the latter had become unprofitable and had corrosion problems.

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Vital Statistics

Aircraft registered in Tanzania

Registration Aircraft c/n Previous Acquired Disposal Remarks
5H-MOI Douglas DC-9-32 47430 - 1970 1977 dd 12/70. To Kenya Airways 1977.Later to Alisarda as HB-IKB, I-SARW, BMA in 1984 as G-BMAK, Sun Air as ZS-NRA in 1995. Scrapped in 2008.

Aircraft registered in Uganda

Registration Aircraft c/n Previous Acquired Disposal Remarks
5X-UVY Douglas DC-9-32 47478 - 1971 1977 Dd 02/1971. To Kenya Airways 1977 as 5Y-BBR. Later N942ML with Midway then Spirit AL.

Aircraft registered in Kenya

Registration Aircraft c/n Previous Acquired Disposal Remarks
5Y-AKX Douglas DC-9-15 45787 HB-IFC, N1793U, D-AMOR, N1793U 1969 1969 Leased from McDonnell Douglas 11/69 only. Later N1793U, HL7205, N9348. Scr 2013.
5Y-ALR Douglas DC-9-32 47468 - 1970 1977 Dd 12/70. To Air Tanzania 1977.Later to Alisarda as HB-IKC, I-SARZ, BMA in 1984 as G-BMAM, Sun Air as ZS-NRB in 1995. Wfu 2011