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Crash Pilot 'Misled' By Flight Controllers, Say Colleagues

[Nation] Air traffic controllers at Wilson Airport believe the pilot of a plane that crashed in the Aberdare Ranges last week, killing all ten on board, was misled by flight controllers at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.The mistake, known in aviation circles as Controlled Flight into Terrain (CFIT), happens when an airworthy aircraft, under pilot control, crashes as a result of poor communication from a control tower. On Monday, accident investigators will return to the crash site in Njabini to retr...

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Published By: Kenya, - Monday, 11 June