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Why Local MP and Man from Kapenguria Refused to Board the ill-fated SAX Plane

Details of the last minute happenings before the Cessna Caravan aircraft crashed in Aberdares forest, Nyandarua County have emerged even as rescue mission by National Disaster Management Unit ,Kenya Forest Service(KWS) and Kenya Red Cross Society continue.

According to an impeccable source interviewed by The Standard at the airport ,some people including a local MP, who were expected to board the plane made the decision to cancel their trip due to delayed landing.

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“The plane was expected to land at noon but it was delayed to almost 4pm. This forced some people who had booked to cancel their journey,” the source was quoted by The Standard.

Another man who had just arrived from Kapenguria declined to board the plane reportedly because of bad weather.

Little did he know that his decision would turn out to be the best he ever made.

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Initially,the plane had landed Homa Bay County at around 3pm and dropped off 5 passengers before heading to pick others in Kitale.
8 passengers, including the grandson of a prominent Kitale businessman, boarded the plane before it took off at around 4pm.

The plane then disappeared on Tuesday evening even after being serviced in Homa Bay and Maasai Mara early in the day prior to the ill-fated journey to Nairobi.
The crew members lost contact with the control tower over Aberdare Forest in Nyandarua County after running into bad whether.

At press time,search and rescue operations were still underway.


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