Kenya Wildlife Service pilot perishes in helicopter crash  


Kenya Wildlife Service pilot perishes in helicopter crash

A Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) pilot died early Thursday after a plane crashed at Orly Airstrip in Magadi, Kajiado County.

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In a statement, KWS said the accident occurred at 7.38 am during a routine training exercise.

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

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Investigations to establish the cause of the accident have commenced.

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KWS has since conveyed their condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased pilot.

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