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Aircraft carrying Citizen TV journalists crashes near Wilson Airport

A light aircraft has crashed in Langata, Nairobi, according to Police Airwing commandant Rodgers Mbithi.

The Cessna 206 was flying local journalists from Wilson Airport to Kabarak, the venue of a National Super Alliance, according to sources.

The scene of the accident. PHOTOS | STELLA CHERONO
The scene of the accident. PHOTOS | STELLA CHERONO

Nasa is scheduled to hold rallies in Tiaty, Kabarnet and Eldama Ravine

Mr Mbithi said the six-seater aircraft crashed near the National Housing Corporation houses.

The scene of the accident. PHOTO | NAIROBI NEWS
The scene of the accident. PHOTO | NAIROBI NEWS

While the pilot and his co-pilot sustained serious injuries, the journalists suffered minor injuries. All are in shock.

The journalists are from Royal Media Services, the owners of Citizen TV and radio.

The journalists are Sam Ogina (Citizen TV), Mauritius Oduor (Citizen TV) and Joseph Njane (Radio Citizen).

The injured have been rushed to Nairobi West Hospital, pending transfer to Nairobi Hospital.

A tweet by Citizen TV said a doctor had said the journalists are in stable condition.