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Friday, 12 February 2021

Two killed as plane crashes after take off in Nanyuki

 

Two people were killed on Thursday evening after the plane they were in crashed moments after take-off at the Nanyuki Airstrip.

The Kenya Wildlife Service said in a statement that the two were the pilot and a passenger.

"KWS is deeply saddened by the loss of two members of staff aboard a two-seater Husky aircraft registration number 5Y-KWL, which crashed immediately after takeoff from Nanyuki Civil Airport," the statement said. 

The plane which is under the National Air Support Department had just completed a routine patrol as Solio Rhino Sanctuary and was en route to Meru National Park.

KWS said that in collaboration with Mountain Rescue, its team was on the ground for evacuation operations.

"The cause of the crash is yet to be established and investigations are underway," the statement said.

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