Two escape unhurt after plane crashes in Kindaruma

The plane that crashed after takeoff at the Kindaruma airstrip.Two people escaped unhurt PHOTO COURTESY

Nairobi, KENYA: Two passengers who are trainees of the Flight Training Centre in Nairobi on Friday evening survived and walked out unhurt after their plane crashed shortly after take-off.

According to police, the two were in a small Cessna 152 II aircraft and crashed minutes after take-off from Kindaruma airstrip, in Masinga, Machakos County.

Police added that the plane crashed in a thicket a few minutes after taking off and the two who were aboard the aircraft are safe and sound.

There was a similar unfortunate accident late last year when a light plane with one passenger who was also a trainee crushed in Malindi. Luckily, he too escaped death but suffered injuries.