Locals said they saw many ambulances rush to the scene of the incident as it was cordoned off.
Department of Defence spokeswoman Col Ziporah Kioko said recovery efforts of the scene was completed.
Harbin Y-12 or Yunshuji-12 is a twin-engine light multi-role aircraft designed and developed by Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation (HAMC) of China.
The Y-12 is principally used for both passenger and cargo transportation.
The maiden flight of the aircraft was completed in July 1982.
The military has been losing its fleet of planes in accidents.
The military has taken over management of police, KWS and other state-owned planes in a plan to consolidate their fleet in what officials term as efforts to have a central command.
Last month, President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the official handover to the military the management of government civilian-owned planes in the country.
He later launched the National Air Support Department (NASD) at Wilson Airport in Nairobi County.
NASD is a multi-agency unit created to consolidate and ensure efficient utilization of national aviation assets.
It will see all planes owned by the Kenya police, Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya Forest Service, Kenya Power, Kenya Pipeline, Ketraco among others transferred and managed by personnel from the Kenya Air Force.
Even though officials said the move is aimed at only managing procurement and maintenance aspects of the planes, insiders said a military Brigadier is in charge of the new outfit based at the Wilson Airport, Nairobi under the multi-agency arrangement.
Brig Chrispin Odhiambo of the Kenya Airforce and formerly of the National Defence College is the new commandant of the outfit and is deputized by the National Police Service Airwing commandant Col. (Rtd) Rodgers Mbithi.