Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Cargo Plane carrying khat crashed Wednesday morning in Nairobi, Kenya; four dead

Cargo plane crashed in Nairobi, Kenya this morning
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At approximately 3:35 am this morning a plane crashed into an airport shopping center in Nairobi, Kenya.  According to authorities on the scene it could have been much worse if not for the time the accident occurred.  So far ABC NEWS is reporting that four people died in the crash.  The known victims include the pilot, flight engineer, and two other crew members.  Two guards at the plaza were also injured.

The plane was a white Fokker 50 propeller plane.  The plane was flying to Somalia when it crashed into the shopping area.  The force of the impact ripped the plane in two with the front half of the plane buried in the building, and the back half sticking out into the parking area.  

(Continue reading full story here.)

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