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Charter plane crash lands in Kajiado

STANLEY NGOTHOBy STANLEY NGOTHO
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A light aircraft en route to Amboseli National Park has crash-landed at Mashuru area in Kajiado County.

The cause the of the mishap that rocked the plane ferrying three tourists on Thursday morning was not immediately clear.

The pilot and passengers escaped death with minor bruises.

Locals mill around the crash landing site. Locals mill around the crash landing site. PHOTO | STANLEY NGOTHO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

The aircraft belonging to Yellow Wings Air Services Limited was being flown by Peter Almendinger. The tourists were identified as Russell, Paris and Susan.

Confirming the incident, Mashuru Sub-County Deputy Commissioner Stephen Nyakundi said the passengers and the pilot were in good spirits.

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An alternative means of transport, Mr Nyakundi said, was being sought for the tourists.

More to follow.