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Ugandan army pilot dies in helicopter crash after take-off

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Ugandans have been paying tribute to a young female army pilot who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday.

Uganda’s army confirmed the death of the pilot, identified as Captain Caroline Busingye in the crash after take-off near Entebbe.

According to the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) spokeswoman Brig Flavia Byekwaso, the incident happened during a flight training session.

“Today afternoon at about 2:15pm a jet ranger piloted by two cadet trainees on a mutual training flight came down immediately after take off near Lido beach.

The two were rushed to hospital to ascertain their health,” she said.

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Eyewitnesses said there were two occupants in the helicopter at the time of the crash.

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Source: Africafeeds.com

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