On 20 March, an Aeronav Air Cessna 208 Caravan (registered 5Y-KJN) departed Wilson Airport, Nairobi and crashed into the hills in Marsabit Town around the Kofia Mbaya area while encountering adverse weather conditions. Kenyan aviation authority (KCAA) announced that both pilots didn’t survive the crash.
Sources privy to the matter told Kenyans.co.ke that the plane was ferrying national examinations which are scheduled to begin on Monday, 22 March.
Aeronav Air Svc. Cessna 208 Caravan (5Y-KJN, built 1998) was destroyed in a crash near Marsabit, Kenya while encountering adverse weather conditions killing both pilots. @Jangwani106 https://t.co/YFxIoCNOcP pic.twitter.com/7GNWeSHeD5
— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) March 20, 2021