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Two pilots killed in Military Chopper Crash in Machakos


Two pilots have died after a military chopper crashed in  Masinga Machakos county.

The light army plane which had two pilots crashed in Kanyonga village, Kithyoko location.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Defense, the  light attack helicopter gunship MD 530F which crashed at about 10:00 am on Monday was mainly used for training purposes.

The statement further revealed that the aircraft was travelling to Garissa from Nairobi.

According to Masinga Deputy County Commissioner John Ayienda, the reason for the crash is is still  unknown.

The bodies of the pilots were flown to Nairobi using another military chopper.