Plane crash kills pilot in Kilifi, Kenya

Plane Crash Alert

The pilot of a private light aircraft died on the spot after the craft developed mechanical problems and   crashed at Musumarani Amkeni area in   Kilifi county on Friday evening. Kilifi County Commissioner  Erastus Ekidor said the aircraft was on a fly test. Mr Ekidor added that the pilot of the aircraft, who was the only occupant, died on the spot and the aircraft was extensively damaged. The commissioner said the accident occurred at around 2pm after it left kijipwa private airstrip about 3 kilometers from the airstrip. The County boss said the pilot flew the aircraft for about ten minutes before it developed mechanical problems.

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