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Aircraft crashes at Kajjansi airfield

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the aircraft registration number 5X- RBR was heading to Mweya-Kasese to pick up passengers back to Entebbe International Airport when it experienced difficulties and attempted to return to landing, but crashed. According to Owoyesigyire, one of the …

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Soroti flying school aircraft crashes in Pallisa district

Pallisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An aircraft belonging to East African Aviation school has crashed in Pallisa district. The aircraft registration number 5X-KYD was being flown by Mercy Mulayi, 24, a cadet pilot when it crashed in Nyakwa swamp in Ochulia village, Obutete sub-county, Pallisa district on Wednesday morning. A team …

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CAA to ground Aircraft with excess carbon emissions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will soon start grounding all air crafts with excess carbon emissions that land at any airport within the country, the Managing Director CAA David Mpango Kakuba has said. Civil Aviation Authority Managing Director David Mpango Kakuba says CAA will start …

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Police procures 3 more aircraft

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force is set to acquire two more helicopters and a fixed wing aircraft from Italy. The procurement process for the two engine helicopters at the tune of sh88 billion (USD 23.9M) began in 2015 while that of the fixed wing aircraft began …

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World’s largest amphibious aircraft takes off in China

Beijing, China | AFP | China’s home-grown AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft in production, took to the skies on Sunday for its maiden flight. The plane, codenamed “Kunlong” according to state news agency Xinhua, took off from the southern city of Zhuhai and landed after roughly an hour-long flight. …

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Four dead in UK air crash

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Four people were killed Friday when an aircraft and a helicopter collided in Buckinghamshire, south England, local police said. Two people were killed in each aircraft, which came down in woods near Waddesdon Estate, near Aylesbury, according to Thames Valley Police said. Police chief …

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