Photos of one of soldiers who met their untimely death on Monday in Kanyonga,Kivaa ward in Masinga sub county, Machakos have emerged.
He has been identified as Major Mumo, from Nuu, Mwingi Central who has been mourned Kitui residents including Benjamin Mwangangi, Kitui women Representative’s husband.Mwangangi described the late soldier as a young soul that had gone too soon.
Many described him as a humble man who coexisted peacefully with everyone around him.Mumo together with his other pilot were the only two occupants who were aboard the light Kenya Air Force aircraft who lost their lives following the fatal crash in Masinga.
Nuu ward representative Hon Alex Musili aka Kawaya did send his message of condolences to the family and friends.
According to KDF Twitter account, the two pilots who were reportedly on training were evacuated from the site following the helicopter crash.Machakos sub county Commander, Karanja Muiruri said the two KDF officer died on spot.