Aircraft crash kills 3 in Namibian capital-Xinhua

Aircraft crash kills 3 in Namibian capital

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2024-05-04 03:21:45

WINDHOEK, May 3 (Xinhua) -- Tragedy struck the Namibian capital of Windhoek when an aircraft crashed in the residential area of Pioneers Park on Friday night, killing three people.

Elifas Kuwinga, chief inspector of the Namibian Police Force, said in a report that the aircraft, carrying two pilots and a mechanic for a maintenance test flight, crashed into the residential premises, and all three occupants were killed on impact.

"A comprehensive report will be issued once the investigation is complete. Currently, all relevant stakeholders are present at the scene," Kuwinga said.

The aircraft involved belonged to Westair Aviation, a private operator offering scheduled passenger services.