Four trainee pilots safely evacuated after plane crash-lands in Nairobi

Four trainee pilots and an instructor were safely evacuated after an aircraft they were in crash-landed at the Nairobi National Park Wednesday.

Confirming the incident, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) said that the aircraft registration number 5Y-BWE which had four students on board crashed at the City’s National Park.

“KCAA wishes to confirm that an aircraft registration number 5Y-BWE, owned and operated by Flight Star Academy, crashed at Nairobi National Park today,” said KCAA.

The aircraft was owned and operated by Flight Star Academy. The cause of the accident has not been established yet.

“The aircraft had four students on board. The Four students have been safely evacuated by KWS helicopter and are now safe within Wilson Airport. The evacuation was coordinated by Wilson Control Tower,” the statement read further.


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