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Fly 540’s Cesna C208 craft, registration number 5Y-CAC, left a Kitale airstrip in Trans-Nzoia County at 1605 hours for Nairobi when it lost contact with control tower at 1720 hours Tuesday at Kinangop, Aberdares.

The aircraft had 10 people on board, that is 8 passengers and 2 crew members.

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Among the crew members was pilot Barbra Wangeci Kamau who just started her career as a Pilot recently. She went to flight school before proceeding to graduate school at the United States International University- Africa with a degree in Information System Technology in 2014.

She was piloting with First Officer, Jean Mureithi when the unfortunate incident took place.

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The condition of the eight passengers and crew remains unknown. An information centre has however been set up at the Weston Hotel, Nairobi.

Elsewhere, a Red Cross vehicle ferrying a team headed to join search for the missing FlySax plane has collided head-on with a lorry. Victims have been rushed to JM Kariuki Memorial Hospital in Ol Kalou.

Here are some photos:

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Barbra after her graduation in 2014.

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