Several people aboard a Kenya army a Harbin Y-12 utility plane are feared dead after the army aircraft crashed in Kenya’s Mandera County.
Intelligence sources confirm that a KDF plane has crashed after take off from Elwak enroute Garissa.
Atleast one person was confirmed dead when the report was relayed.
The Chinese Harbin Y-12 utility plane is a utility helicopter used by the Kenya Defense Forces for deployment of troops.
It has a capacity of 20 troops.
Intelligence reports have not verified if those on-board were civilians or military officers.
The military plane crashed after take off.
It originally left the Mandera military base then landed in Elwak and then continued to fly towards Garissa when it crashed.