Kenya says plane on domestic flight missing, search halted until dawn

The Fly Sax-managed Cessna C208 craft registration number 5Y-CAC was bound for Nairobi from Kitale when it went missing

"We expect to conclude it in the next one hour", the PS said.

The search and rescue efforts were being hampered by bad weather including dense fog, Maringa said.

Families and friends of the dead passengers of Kenya's FlySax plane, whose wreckage was found on Thursday in Aberdare Forest after it went missing earlier in the week, are expected to identify the bodies in Nairobi on Friday.

Kenyan authorities have released the names of the pilot and passengers killed when a small plane crashed north of Nairobi on Tuesday.

The CS208 plane, registration number 5Y-CAC, was flying from a Kitale airstrip in Trans-Nzoia County to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport when it lost contact with control tower at 5pm.

The plane, operated by East African Safari Air Express, took off from the western town of Kitale in the late afternoon Tuesday.

Ex-Philadelphia Eagles player defends former team: Trump made a poor decision
James also argued that winning a championship is "way bigger than getting to the White House, especially with [Trump] in there". While we still think the National Football League is trash, players who stands up, or kneel, for their beliefs, gives us hope.

The eight passengers were Ahmed Ali Abdi, Karaba Sailah Waweru Muiga, Khetia Kishani, Matakasakaraia Thamani, Matakatekei Paula, Ngugi George Kinyua, Pinuertorn Ronald and Wafula Robinson.

The search was called off two times due to poor weather even after phone signals from the aircraft were located.

According to the National Disaster Management Unit (NDMU) Deputy Director Pius Masai, ground rescue teams were dispatched at dawn in search for the missing plane.

- However, FlySax, in its statement, says the plane was last seen on the radar at 5.20pm, the time it was supposed to touch down at JKIA.

Crashes involving light aircraft are often reported in Kenya.

Related News:

  • Trump Welcomes Muslims to Iftar Dinner at White House

    Trump Welcomes Muslims to Iftar Dinner at White House

    Trump's administration, who many perceive is anti-Muslim and anti-minorities, hosted the dinner at the State Dining Room. Ambassadors were invited from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq, Bahrain, Morocco, Algeria and Libya.
    French Open 2018 - Dominic Thiem vs Alexander Zverev Preview

    French Open 2018 - Dominic Thiem vs Alexander Zverev Preview

    Play was suspended due to fading light, with Russian Daria Kasatkina leading 7-6 (5) 3-3 against second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki. He was fortunate to survive a break point when serving for the set at 5-3, before drawing level at two sets apiece with an ace.
    Cavaliers let chances slip away again in NBA Finals

    Cavaliers let chances slip away again in NBA Finals

    James will see a historic playoff run end without his fourth ring as he'll suffer another defeat to the Dubs. But on social media, much of the chatter early in the evening was about LeBron James' first-quarter dunk.
  • 'Best news ever!' Kim Kardashian's trip to the White House pays off

    'Best news ever!' Kim Kardashian's trip to the White House pays off

    When I just popped up on her phone, she said it was a moment where she knew that this is a moment. "She's really a nice person". Do you think more celebrities should involve themselves in politics? "This is not the end for me".
    Agent 47 is Back in the Hitman 2 Announcement Trailer!

    Agent 47 is Back in the Hitman 2 Announcement Trailer!

    Hitman 2's price is Rs. 1,349 for the standard edition, Rs. 1,749 for the Silver Edition, and Rs. 2,099 for the Gold Edition. The storyline will follow Agent 47's ongoing pursuit of the Shadow Client, who's identity will finally be revealed.
    Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemotherapy

    Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemotherapy

    Moore said the "OncoType DX" test has always been used to spare many women with "low risk" scores from chemotherapy treatments. The extra 6 cents went for research - 70 percent to the Cancer Institute and 30 percent to the Department of Defense.
  • Lowest price ever for Echo Show at Amazon

    Lowest price ever for Echo Show at Amazon

    The big picture: Amazon's long-rumored Fire TV Cube marries two established product lines into a cube-shaped form factor. Getting people to use Alexa keeps them tied to Amazon's services and ultimately buying more from the online retailer.
    Marcus Rashford Shines As England Cruise Past Costa Rica

    Marcus Rashford Shines As England Cruise Past Costa Rica

    The friendly was played just 11 days before the Three Lions' opening World Cup match in Russian Federation against Tunisia . England have been drawn in Group G with Tunisia, Panama and Belgium.
    NASA's Curiosity rover discovers organic matter on Mars

    NASA's Curiosity rover discovers organic matter on Mars

    Key details about the organics may have been obscured in Curiosity's sample because the rover can only drill two inches into rock. One of NASA's aims with the Curiosity Rover is to search for signs of ancient life on the red planet.
  • Kate Spade's husband emerges in freakish  mouse mask

    Kate Spade's husband emerges in freakish mouse mask

    My daughter and I are devastated by her loss, and can't even begin to fathom life without her. Law enforcement confirms she was found at 10:20 AM ET and had hanged herself.
    Putin: Trump and I 'regularly talk over the phone'

    Putin: Trump and I 'regularly talk over the phone'

    Asked by a young blogger whether the government had plans to shut down Instagram and YouTube, Putin insisted that it does not. Putin, 65, and his aides say it is an indispensable tool to gauge public sentiment and learn about people's real problems.
    Stanley Cup: Capitals one game from title after feasting on Golden Knights

    Stanley Cup: Capitals one game from title after feasting on Golden Knights

    Trotz said he can sense when skilled teams like the Knights start to get frustrated, but added he also expects a response. Vegas lines this morning: Marchessault-Karlsson-Smith, Neal-Haula-Tuch, Tatar-Eakin-Carpenter, Nosek-Bellemare-Reaves.


Most liked

Alex Ovechkin of Washington Capitals wins Conn Smythe Trophy as playoffs MVP
After losing Game 1, the Capitals won four straight to win the Cup, outscoring the Golden Knights 16-8 along the way. Ovechkin scored a goal in the second period in Thursday night's Game 5, giving the Capitals a 2-1 lead.

Microsoft drops a clean energy datacentre into the North Sea
The sea offers a free and accessible resource for cooling which is one of the biggest costs for land-based data centres. Data centers have always been criticized by environmental groups for their egregious energy use across the globe.

State Department sends personnel for screenings in USA after China acoustic incident
Cuba does not have an adversarial relationship with Canada, but Ottawa and Moscow have recently clashed over Canadian sanctions. The New York Times reported that at least two employees removed from China experienced unusual noises while there.

118K names missing from voter lists in LA county
The county's registrar-recorder's office says registered voters can cast provisional ballots in Tuesday's primary election. Along with the governor's race, Californians had been voting in primaries for each senators and quite a lot of U.S.

Texas man bitten by severed rattlesnake head
A diamondback rattlesnake - not this one - injected a Texas man with a risky dose of venom even though it had been decapitated. The kidney function of the man was severely affected by the snake bite due to the shock.

Durant delivers deja vu ‘assassin’ dagger into Cavaliers
CLEVELAND, Ohio - On a night when most of the Golden State Warriors didn't have it, Kevin Durant went on an offensive explosion. Golden State, trying to win the Larry O'Brien Trophy for the third time in four years, leads the best-of-seven series, 3-0.

CA governor race: Newsom, Cox head to November election
Democrats feel particularly good about results in the 49th district, which encompasses parts of San Diego and Orange Counties. Female Republican governors in Alabama and Iowa will vie for their first full terms after succeeding men who resigned.

'Kaala' records lowest ever opening for Rajinikanth film
The Chamber stated that Rajinikanth's statement on the Cauvery issue reportedly hurt the sentiments of Kannadigas. Don't be surprised if you find Aamir Khan sitting next to you in one of the theatres.

Liverpool agree £57m fee for Nabil Fekir
Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid are also reportedly interested in the French global - but Liverpool are now in the driving seat. And the Mirror now say the Reds are confident the 24-year-old will be confirmed as a Liverpool player before the weekend.

Amazon to broadcast 20 Premier League matches per season
The soccer deal extends Amazon's lineup of streaming sports events, which includes professional tennis matches and football games. It has now been confirmed that the United States company has bought one of those packages, with BT taking the other.

Trump takes more shots at Trudeau via Twitter
The United States trade representative office told the Washington Post that the USA actually has a trade surplus with Canada. Canada's Trudeau also slammed the tariffs after they were announced , calling them " totally unacceptable ".

Simona Halep predicts Garbine Muguruza plan for French Open clash
Stephens has made the second week in Paris in five of her seven appearances and Keys is slowly coming to terms with the surface. Backed by fans who loudly chanted her first name between games, Halep went ahead 3-0 with the help of only one victor .

At long last, Ovechkin and Capitals are Stanley Cup champs
The Caps were tied for the fifth-longest active Cup drought with Philadelphia, which won it in 1974. Three of the four teams that had 10 road wins in a single postseason have won the Stanley Cup.

Facebook flaw changed millions of users’ posts from private to public
For ten days in May, Facebook's status-update tool did not retain user-specified privacy settings , resorting to the default instead.

Horse race bet with William Hill
How to place a bet To place your wager/bet, all you need is to provide the appropriate information to the ticket writer. Simply you just have to pay £1horse bet and you can easily watch the live horse racing broadcast on your device.