Kenyans are mourning the death of two pilots who perished in a chopper crash on Monday morning in Kitui County.
One of the captains has been identified as Major Jacob Agunda.
Close friends and family have been sharing photos of Agunda on social media, eulogizing him, and sending condolences to his family.
Below are photos of the fallen pilot
Check out messages from Kenyans
Lithow Yule Mmoja As Ngere Boys family, we mourn a comrade, a leader and a captain. Harambee dorm captain class of 2005, Major Jacob Agunda departs!! A very jovial humble man who really inspired us when we were Mono’s” shine your way through Captain tena Kiongozi!!
Victor Otieno Life can be too short. A brother, a cousin, a good friend… RIP Major. Snr. Ltn. Agunda Owiny Adamba
Riany Fredy Captain Paul Habbakuk Okello also died the same way 2001 after Puma Helicopter crashed. Forever in my mind ‘Omin N’guono’
Winnie Alaro 😭RIP Adamba. Jacob Agunda Owiny….mine is to thank you for ever being there for me and the kids.The best brother from another mother, Distance never meant anything to you. When I crashed my car you were the only family that showed up,and made sure I was safe,we went our separate ways and our friendship never died..finally your dream came true but DEATH did not give you a chance to enjoy it with your young Family. Shine on your way😭😭,my prayer to your dear wife and the kids.#planecrash#
Clifford Lynox I saw this news but never knew it was you Jakachola Major Ltn. Agunda Owiny Adamba. Awuoro😭.
Gibbs Jasuna Captain Mbori from Migori also a chopper pilot from the same 50th Air Calvary died in a crash with PC Chelang’a years ago. May his soul RIP.
Odhiambo Opiyo RIP Major Simon Owiny Agunda. You served your country well Jakobura. Condolences to the family of your co-pilot who also perished in today’s crash.
Princess Paula Daniel We lost one of our Kenyan Heros., Rip brothers..fly with the angels
James Kimatu What saddens me is to have a nice guy I know like major… depart abruptly.May His soul go to nice place he once wished of after life here
Maurice Odhiambo You were a high flying and glowing star,RIP brother.
William Oswago RIP Daktari. You were a man and a half.
Cliff Osir My condolences to the family may he rest in eternal peace
Juknae Security Soldiers never Die and if they die they’ll never rot and if they rot they’ll never smell.
Orero Shaddy Too young to be lost. My condolences to the family Rest In Eternal Peace Comrade Major Jacob Agunda Owiny.
Jacob Ochieng I sincerely express my heartfelt condolences to the family and may God rest his soul in eternal peace