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VIDEO: Plane carrying journalists crashes near Wilson


Wednesday July 12, 2017
By FRED MUKINDA


The wreckage of the light aircraft that crashed near Wilson Airport on July 12, 2017. PHOTO| COURTESY

A light aircraft with three journalists on board on Wednesday afternoon crashed shortly after taking off from Wilson Airport.

The Cessna plane was ferrying three Citizen TV journalists — two reporters and a cameraman — to a National Super Alliance (Nasa) Rally in Baringo.

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The journalists and crew were taken to Nairobi West Hospital and were said to be in a stable condition.

Police Airwing Commandant Rodgers Mbithi confirmed that the plane crashed close to the Southern Bypass, near Kibera.

It was heading from Wilson Airport to Kabarak.






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