The wreckage of the burnt military choppers was spotted this morning on Mount Kenya by officers of the Kenya Wildlife Authority.
The wreckage of two UPDF military choppers that went missing in Kenya on Sunday has been found, Col Cyrus Oguna, the Kenyan army spokesman has confirmed. The wreckage of the burnt military choppers was spotted this morning on Mount Kenya by officers of the Kenya Wildlife Authority.
The two MI 24 choppers were part of a contingent being sent to reinforce the African Union (AU) force in Somalia. Colonel Felix Kulaigye, the UPDF army spokesman says it is not yet clear whether the ten soldiers aboard the choppers had survived the crash. On Monday, Kenyan authorities rescued 18 UPDF soldiers who were aboard a third helicopter on the same mission that made an emergency landing in Mount Kenya on Sunday.
In an interview with the BBC this morning, Col Cyrus Oguna, the Kenyan army spokesman said that a Kenyan army team is on the way to the site of the crash to establish whether there are any survivors. He however said that one of the choppers has been destroyed completely.
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