Julie Gichuru

Tributes continue to pour in as Kenyans mourn the 10 passengers who died in the ill-fated plane.

Captain Barbra Kamau was flying the Fly-Sax Cessna C208 aircraft, registration number 5Y-CAC, from Kitale to Nairobi alongside co-pilot Jean Mureithi.

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On board were Ahmed Ali Abdi, Karaba Waweru Muiga, Khetia Kishani, Matakasakaraia Thamani, Matakatekei Paula, George Kinyua, Pinuertorn Ronald and Wafula Robinson.

They all died when the plane crashed shortly after losing contact with the control tower at about 5:20 pm on Tuesday.

The aircraft left Kitale airstrip at 4:05 pm and was expected to land at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 5:20 pm.

A search and rescue mission was ordered after it went missing. But the mission was suspended overnight due to bad weather. It would be suspended again on Wednesday for the same reasons.

However, the wreckage was sighted yesterday by an aerial search team.

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Barbra Kamau was known to many and Julie Gichuru has led Kenyans in mourning her. Below are messages of condolences from Kenyans.

Julie Gichuru: Such a beautiful spirit. Such an incredible loss. RIP sweetheart, we shall all meet again

Kevin Mwangi: Rest well Barbz, still can’t believe it

Ms Momanyi: Rest with the angels Barbra! 💔Keep it bubbly as always in your new home 💚

Syoks: If there is someone who believed in our crazy road trip ideas with @vance_muriu from day one, it was you. Your just-do-it-stop-wasting-time. The attitude was just the one. Shine on your way sweetheart. We will miss your energy and those campfire jokes. Rest easy

Ms_musisi: This earth is not our home. I followed her on IG because i admired her passion for her work. May she Rest in peace

Katush: She was so young. Condolences to you and her family

DJ Mistadru: Such a bright star gone too soon! 😔😔😔 Till we meet again Barbara. RIP 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

Iwateba: It leaves a heartache no one can heal, but love always leaves a memory no one can steal.
Rest well Cpt. Barbra Kamau.We’ll all miss you.

Evans Muriu: Rest Barbz. Hakuna kukaziwa ugali tena. You shall be missed.

Janet Mbugua: Words would never be enough!💔💔💔 May our good Lord rest your young lively soul & all those on board in His heavenly peace.

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Makimark: Farewell Barbz. Always and forever

Tabienony: Such a beautiful and happy soul. Barbz 💔, still in disbelief. Shine on your way girl. You will be missed dearly Barbra Kamau Rest with the angels.

Avril: My condolences

Gilad Milo: I had the privilege to fly with & meet Barbara & Jean 💔 #RIP Beautiful souls sending love and condolences to family & friends #FlySax

Check out more photos of Barbra Kamau

1.Barbra Kamau







Barbra Wangeci Kamau


Rest with the angels captain.