A Skyward plane with 45 travelers on board crash-arrived at ELWAK Somalia while en route to Mandera from Nairobi. The mishap happened on Wednesday, July 21, after the plane slid off the runway at Elwak airstrip in Gedo, close to Mandera, harming its propeller and landing gear.
Kenya Army personnel drawn from 7, 15 and 19 Kenya Rifle Battalions as well as 86 Armoured Reconnaissance Battalion and the 78 Tank Battalion have today come to the aid of Northern Frontier District locals who were really facing challenges of water shortage that led to deaths of livestock and frustrations of locals.
The mishap happened on Wednesday, July 21, after the plane slid off the runway at Elwak airstrip in Gedo, close to Mandera, harming its propeller and landing gear. Reports showed that all travelers on board got away safe. The Kenyan airplane worked by Skyward Airlines, Reg 5Y - GRS made a crisis arrival at Burahache shut airstrip veering off the strip.
Earlier today, Khadija Alio an aspirant for the Elwak North Ward for Member of County Assembly seat was hosted on the Daandi Bosoontu show of STN Somali TV. During her appearance on the show, She outlined her opinions on her candidature and political, the situation of devolution in Mandera County and the developmental and socioeconomic situation in Elwak North Ward.
Many decades ago, I recognized my kinship with all the human beings and as Sufi, I made up my mind that I was not one bit better than the downtrodden on the earth. I said then and now that while there are people living in abject, dehumanizing and grinding poverty, am in it, while there is lower class, am of it.
The Healthcare is among the top most highly prioritised agendas in kenya. Some years back mandera county was ranked the worst provider of quality health services in the world, it was called county of condoms, looters, and endless possibilities. Several mothers who visits any facility across the county goes back to grave and if lucky her newborn survives.
The popular view in the current stand-off over the proposed Karo airstrip is that the airstrip is viewed as a panacea of problems, for local pastoralist groups. This mentality has evolved because of a number of factors first born of which is the trend of development discourse which despite some level of urbanisation is primarily rural.
Following yasterday eviction notice, Elwak market traders are appealing to both National and County Government to find them a possible solution rather than evicting the poorer traders during this time of Corona virus pandemic. This follows the eviction notice issue by the Adan abdi Hussein Head of Trade and Industralization Elwak sub county.
This evening at around 9 pm, a lorry working for Elwak Municipality lost control and rammed into anear by house in bulla Dana and killed two instantly. It was reported the driver of the lorry was under influence of hard drugs like bhang and miraa. Majority of drivers from Mandera county are all lacking driving licenses thus lead to such deadly accident
Elwak is one of the oldest towns in northern Kenya and lies south of Mandera County. Elwak is facing a double tragedy when it comes to electrification. First, electricity access rates are low, while the few lucky households with access to electricity face frequent, almost permanent blackouts.
Today leaders from Mandera County held ameeting at Elwak on how to overcome inter clan conflict among the two rival communities Murule and Gurreh living in Mandera. Murule militants who were always plant improvised Electric Device along Elwak Rhamu road targeting county government vehicles and innocent travellers at a place called Chabibar.
Traveler plane accident arrived at Burahache Airstrip on Wednesday, July 21 2021 A Skyward plane with 45 travelers on board crash-arrived at ELWAK Somalia while en route to Mandera from Nairobi. The mishap happened on Wednesday, July 21, after the plane slid off the runway at Elwak airstrip in Gedo, close to Mandera, harming its propeller and landing gear.
Early this morning, Kenya police attached to Elwak police station received a report from the local resident that there are two armed terrorist with motor bike found in kutayu along kutulo road. The police quickly responded to the matter and upon reached the destination they found the two terrorist and started to stop them but the terrorist started to open afire to the police.
Early in the morning today, a plane crash-landed in Elwak area in Mandera County. The light plane was enroute to Mandera when the accident occurred. The airplane slammed at Boru Hache military base in Elwak. The plane belonged to Skyward Express company and had more than 15 passengers on board.
Death is really so cruel.It struggles to take lives in any way it can.45passengers escape death after a plane crash.The skyward flight from Nairobi was destined to land in Mandera however it landed in somalia a military camp.The survivors who got minor injuries were witnessed explaining to the officers how the incident happened.
A plane has just crash-landed in Elwak area in Mandera County minutes ago. The light plane was enroute to Mandera when the incident happened. The aircraft crashed at boruhache military base"Elwak. The plane belonging to Skyward Express company was transporting over 15 passengers and luckily everyone on board survived the scary accident.
Several passager have escaped death after an aircrft operater by the Skyward Airlines, Reg 5Y -GRS which was bording 45 passengers made a sudden crash-landing at Burahache in ELWAK Somalia a closed airstrip veering off the strip. The plane is reported to have been heading to Mandera from Nairobi Wilson Airport before the incidence took place.
A Kenyan passenger plane (Pictured above) has just made an emergency landing in Somalia thanks to God no passenger nor the crew is reported to be injured. On its way to Mandera from Nairobi, a Skyward jet carrying 45 passengers crashed near ELWAK Somalia today Wednesday 21st July of 2021 at around 11:30 am.
A light plane belonging to Skyward Express has crash-landed in Elwak, Mandera County. The incident took place on Wednesday, July 21, after the aircraft skidded off the runway at Elwak airstrip in Gedo, near Mandera, damaging its propeller and landing gears. Sources privy to the alleged incident revealed Reports that all everyone on board escaped with no injuries.
Another accident has attacked the Kenyan airlines on Wednesday morning after a Passenger Plane from Nairobi Crash- lands in Somalia.The plane crash-landed at Burahache Airstrip on Wednesday , July 21 2021.A Skyward plane with forty-five passengers on board crash-landed at Elwak Somalia while on its way to Mandera from Nairobi.