Uganda chopper crash kills military pilot

APA-Kampala (Uganda)

Captain Caroline Busingye has been identified as the military pilot who died in Thursday's helicopter crash in Uganda's Entebbe.

The ill-fated helicopter crashed moments after take-off near Entebbe during flight training at a base near the city.

Brig Flavia Byekwaso, a spokesperson for the Uganda  People’s Defence Force (UPDF) said two cadet trainees were piloting the helicopter when it fell from the sky and fell on a beachfront at 2:15pm.

The pair were rushed to a nearby hospital where Captain Caroline Busingye was pronounced dead.


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