Tragedy Strikes as Chopper Crashes, Killing All on board

File image of the scene of a past chopper crash

Atleast two people died on the spot after their chopper they were travelling in crashed into the in Taita Taveta County yesterday night Monday 31, May 2021.

Preliminary reports indicate that the light aircraft Cessna 172 was headed to Mombasa from Arusha Tanzania when the unfortunate happened at the rocky Vuria hill in Taita Taveta.

Further reports from the Standard quoted official sources indicating that the plane had two occupants who died in the crash. While  K24 reported that the plane had carried three people who all perished in the accident.

It is then said to have hit a cliff in Mwanda at around 8 p.m. (Vuria Hill), with poor visibility  from the heavy fog in the air being the possible cause for the tragic accident.

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