Kenya Air Force aircraft crashes in Machakos County, 2 killed

The crash scene

A Kenya Air Force Aircraft crashed in Machakos County on Monday.

According to reports from witnesses at the scene, the 2 pilots perished.

Kenya Defence Forces official Twitter account said the two pilots onboard the chopper were evacuated.

“Today 13th July, 2020, at around 1130hrs, a Kenya Army helicopter (Hughes 500MD), crashed in the general area of Kithyoko, Machakos County,” KDF tweeted.

“The aircraft was on a training flight. Onboard were two pilots who have since been evacuated from the crash site.”

The crash happened in Kanyonga area in Masinga. There were some casualties in the crash. The military chopper was carrying the two pilots.

The residents crowded at the scene of the crash.

 

Residents at the crash scene.

More to follow..

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