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Kenya Air Force jet crashes near Ilgwesi Conservancy

Thursday February 8 2018

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The pilot who was flying the Kenya Air Force jet that crashed near Ilgwesi Conservancy on the Laikipia-Isiolo border on February 8, 2018. On June 9, 2018 Moi Air Base in Nairobi’s Eastleigh opened doors to widows and families of deceased soldiers to celebrate their lives and remember their contribution. PHOTO | COURTESY 

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A Kenya Air Force jet on Thursday crashed near Ilgwesi Conservancy on the Laikipia-Isiolo border.

A source, who asked for anonymity, said the pilot, who was the only one in the jet, survived after ejecting from the jet using a parachute.

The pilot landed safely.

"We rushed to the scene and found the ill-fated jet burning, we couldn't do anything," the source said.