Helicopter carrying MCA crashes at Wajir Airport during take-off
helicopter carrying Arabajahan MCA Abey Jimaale crashed at the Wajir Airport
runway on Monday while taking off.
said the Prime Aviation helicopter registration 5Y-SDL was piloted by Captain
Kiroken and Captain James Ndirangu.
sustained shoulder and right-hand injuries while Kiroken sustained head
injuries in the noon accident. Abey meanwhile got head injuries.
were rushed to Wajir County Referral Hospital where they were treated and
referred to Nairobi for further treatment while in stable condition,” a report
filed at the Wajir Airport police station reads.
to the police, the aircraft was extensively damaged and investigations are
underway to establish the circumstances of the accident.
The crash happened just hours before a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) helicopter crashe food
items to flood affected families Buna Town, Wajir North.
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