Pilot dies after plane crashed and burned in Kajiado County

Tragic plane crash

KWS gyrocopter crashes and burns in Isinya, Kajiado County

A Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) pilot has died following a tragic crash of the aircraft he was flying.

A statement from the KWS outlined that the aircraft went down on Thursday morning during a routine training exercise.

"The accident occurred at 7:38 am today at Orly Airstrip in Magadi, Kajiado County during a routine training exercise.

"The plane was an AutoGyro aircraft model MTOSport2010, registration 5Y-KWV which is used for park patrols," the statement read in part.

KWS management added that investigations into the crash had commenced.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Uhuru warns Africa’s GDP may fall by 30 percent

Uhuru warns Africa’s GDP may fall by 30 percent

DCI summons Nairobi acting governor Ann Kananu

DCI summons Nairobi acting governor Ann Kananu

CBK revokes mobile payments service provider

CBK revokes mobile payments service provider

Ruto and Waiguru speak after hearty reunion [Video]

Ruto and Waiguru speak after hearty reunion [Video]

Two teachers flee with Ruto's Sh1 million cash donation

Two teachers flee with Ruto's Sh1 million cash donation

Ruto pens birthday message to Uhuru

Ruto pens birthday message to Uhuru

Governor Anne Waiguru joins DP Ruto’s UDA

Governor Anne Waiguru joins DP Ruto’s UDA

Wheelbarrow gets new meaning during Ruto's tour of Ukambani

Wheelbarrow gets new meaning during Ruto's tour of Ukambani

Find out why Kenya is at the forefront in assessing the security situation in Mali

Find out why Kenya is at the forefront in assessing the security situation in Mali