Missing plane Finally located
Transport Principal Secretary Paul Maringa confirmed the information to journalists. Mr. Maringa said that the Government would be issuing a statement.
"The ground search will intensify in the next hour despite poor weather conditions that are posing a challenge. We expect to conclude it in the next one hour," the PS said.
Nyandarua County Commissioner Boaz Cherutich divulged that the aerial search team sighted the wreckage during the search.
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On Tuesday evening, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCCA) Director-General Gilbert Kibe confirmed that the flight registration number 5Y CAC lost contact with the control at 5 PM.
Eight passengers and two crew members were on board when the plane operated by East African Safari Air Express went off the radar.
On Wednesday morning, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Assistant Director in charge of Mountain Areas Simon Gitau told the Nation that a phone signal of one of the occupants had been detected in the Aberdares in Nyandarua County.
According to Mr. Gitau, the Wednesday morning search commenced in the Kinangopo area at 4 am where the phone signal was located.
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