Kenyan military chopper crashes, kill 2 officers

Two military officers were killed on Monday when a helicopter crashed in Machakos county, eastern Kenya, a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) official said.

The U.S.-made MD-530F gunship, which went down at about 11.00 a.m. in Kanyonga village, was on a training flight, heading for Garissa in northeast Kenya from Nairobi, KDF spokesman, Zipporah Kioko, said.

The two, of the rank of Major, died on the spot,’ Kioko said in a statement.


The cause of the crash was not immediately established.




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