A military chopper crashed this morning in Kithyoko area, Kitui County killing two people who were on board.
The ministry of defence confirmed the crash in a statement which read,
Today 13th July 2020 at around 1130hrs, a Kenya Army helicopter. Hughes 500MD, crashed in the general ara of Kithyoko, Kitui County. This was a training flight. Onboard were two pilots, who have been evacuated from the crash site.
Below are photos of the wreckage
The helicopter’s specifications are as follows
Type: MD 500E
Reg: Army 539