x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Kenya plane carrying safari tourists crashes in game reserve

An aircraft with 14 passengers crashed today in Kenya's Maasai Mara national park, one of the East African's country's most popular safari destinations for tourists, officials said.

An aircraft with 14 passengers crashed today in Kenya's Maasai Mara national park, one of the East African's country's most popular safari destinations for tourists, officials said.

At least two German tourists and two Kenyan pilots have been confirmed dead, local police said.

"The number of casualties has increased. One more German tourist, a middle-aged man has succumbed to his injuries," Peterson Maelo, Narok district police chief, told Reuters minutes after confirming the death of an elderly German woman.