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.

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By Prof. Joel Barasa

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) Faculty of Computer and Informatics, School of Science P. O. Box 62157-00200 Nairobi -Lang’ata Main Campus Email: joel@emcihubtechltd.co.ke Phone: +254705451853/+254769257365 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joel-barasa-4a3a9a128/ GitHub: https://github.com/Barojoel Websites: https://emcihubtechltd.co.ke and https://estore.emcihubtechltd.co.ke Mr. Barasa I. Joel is a Kenyan citizen by birth. He is currently an adjunct lecturer and an IT specialist in Curriculum studies in the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). Mr. Joel holds Post Graduate Program (EPGP) in Data Science, Business Analytics & Big Data in association with IBM which is India's first and the best Masters in Data Science from mUniversity, Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security & Telecommunication. He also holds a Degree in BSc. Information Technology from the University of Kabianga, a Professional Certification CCNA and Data Analysis from the University of Kabianga. Joel is senior Software Developer with over 5 years worked on many projects like Kenbright Insurance, Rongo University eLearning portal, participated in integration of DHIS2 health IT systems at Kericho District Referral Hospital and served as H.O.D ICT department Okame college. Joel is an assessor and verifier in TVET CDACC curriculum implementation.

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