Breaking sad news today on Monday, july 13th as a military chopper crashed in kithyoko area in the morning.
The chopper on kitui county had two pilots on board and crashed at around 1130hrs.
Reports from one of the eye witnesses tells us that 2 soldiers died on the spot,
The ministry of defence confirmed the crash in a statement which read,
Today 13th July 2020 at around 1130hrs, a Kenya Army helicopter. Hughes 500MD, crashed in the general ara of Kithyoko, Kitui County. This was a training flight. Onboard were two pilots, who have been evacuated from the crash site.
Below are photos of the wreckage
The helicopter’s specifications are as follows
Type: MD 500E
Reg: Army 539