The Star (Nairobi)

2 September 2014

Kenya: Three Killed in Serengeti Plane Crash

Photo: Marc Patry/UNESCO
Kenyan plane crashes in Serengeti killing three passengers.

Three Kenyan crew members died after a plane crashed at Serengeti National Park, about 15 miles from the Kenya-Tanzania border, on Sunday night.

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Communications manager Mutia Mwandiko yesterday said: "There were no survivors according to our Tanzania counterparts."

The Fokker 27 MK 500 aircraft, registration Number 5Y-SXP, was operated by Safari Express Cargo Ltd.

It left Mwanza Airport at around 7.26pm headed for the JKIA.

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