Kenya Wildlife Service is mourning one of their own who died in a tragic accident today morning.
The pilot who was flying a AutoGyro aircraft model Mtosport 2010 was alone when it went down. He died on impact.
Police and witnesses said the accident happened at the Orly Airpark during a routine training exercise.
The plane was burnt on crashing.
A statement by KWS reads,
“TODAY KWS IS SAD TO CONFIRM WE UNFORTUNATELY SUFFERED AN AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT AT 07:38AM THAT RESULTED IN ONE FATALITY AND THE LOSS OF THE AIRCRAFT.”
“A THOROUGH INVESTIGATION WILL BE CARRIED OUT AS TO THE ESTABLISH CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT WE CONVEY OUR HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO THE BEREAVED.”
Here are the last photos taken of the pilot before the fatal accident.