Kenya Wildlife Services pilot dies in Kajiado plane crash


A Kenya Wildlife Services pilot died in a plane crash in Kajiado on Thursday.

A statement from KWS said the incident occurred at 7:38am at Orly Strip in Magadi during a routine training exercise.

“The plane was an AutoGyro aircraft model MTOSport 2010, registration 5Y-KWV which is used for park patrols,” the agency said.

Investigations are underway to establish the cause of the accident.

Though KWS did not reveal the identity of the pilot, the statement expressed condolence to the deceased’s family, friends and colleagues.

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